Amy Lubik Feed https://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/18459 en Opinion: Upstream and downstream health impacts of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline are not worth the risk https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/opinion-upstream-and-downstream-health-impacts-kinder-morgan-pipeline-are-not-worth-risk The risk assessment submitted by the proponents of the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMX) is woefully inadequate, especially regarding human health risks. Consideration of climate...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/opinion-upstream-and-downstream-health-impacts-kinder-morgan-pipeline-are-not-worth-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion kinder morgan pipeline Trans Mountain pipeline expansion Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:36:00 +0000 Amy Lubik 23800 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com The Kinder Morgan Pipeline: An unhealthy choice for B.C. https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/kinder-morgan-pipeline-unhealthy-choice-bc “In many cases, the economic activity anticipated from development proposals are presumed to be beneficial and additive, ignoring the adverse health impacts of much economic activity.” As the City of...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/kinder-morgan-pipeline-unhealthy-choice-bc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion kinder morgan pipeline Tue, 07 Mar 2017 02:17:00 +0000 Amy Lubik 23465 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com The Trans-Pacific Partnership, health, and climate change: time to listen to your doctor https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/trans-pacific-partnership-health-and-climate-change-time-listen-your-doctor “When we think of health we often think of hospitals and the healthcare system—but increasingly, the social and ecological determinants of health are recognized to have much greater impact on overall...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/trans-pacific-partnership-health-and-climate-change-time-listen-your-doctor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Climate Change health TPP Sat, 19 Nov 2016 02:28:00 +0000 Amy Lubik 23231 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Not so sunny ways: Canada looks the other way on arms scrutiny https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/not-so-sunny-ways-canada-looks-other-way-arms-scrutiny “Canada is back.” So said the new Liberal government when it took office – back to being a peace keeper nation. During the 2015 Federal election, many social justice advocates joined the campaign to...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/not-so-sunny-ways-canada-looks-other-way-arms-scrutiny" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Sat, 08 Oct 2016 03:11:00 +0000 Amy Lubik 23101 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Fracking and LNG Projects: What is really at stake for our long term health? https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/fracking-and-lng-projects-what-really-stake-our-long-term-health In March 2016,&nbsp;the Woodfibre Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) processing project was approved, granted with some conditions.There is a great deal of worry from scientists about the health...<p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/fracking-and-lng-projects-what-really-stake-our-long-term-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion affect on health fracking LNG Thu, 05 May 2016 06:02:00 +0000 Amy Lubik 22724 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com Protect Great Bear Rainforest creatures from trophy hunters and pipelines https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/time-protect-great-bear-rainforests-creatures-trophy-hunters-and-pipelines The economic and social case is there to protect the Great Bear Rainforest. All that's missing is a political will. <p><a href="https://www.vancouverobserver.com/opinion/time-protect-great-bear-rainforests-creatures-trophy-hunters-and-pipelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Great Bear Rainforest opinion Sun, 20 Apr 2014 21:25:00 +0000 Amy Lubik 18460 at https://www.vancouverobserver.com