Bulkley Valley Research Centre - Science in the Public Interest

Reading Through the Hype

January 22, 2014

Richard Overstall, Lawyer

The presentation will survey two centuries of mercantile and industrial resource export initiatives in northwestern B.C. It will borrow the concept of the hype-cycle from the electronic gadget industry and apply it  to that survey to develop an understanding of the likely projection of current resource export initiatives. The LNG and bitumen pipeline and shipping facility proposals will be used as an example of such projections.