Environment

news

In Polley's Wake, Downstream Alaska Fears BC's Mining Boom

Tag along with the fishermen whose livelihood depends on watersheds that cross borders.

By Christopher Pollon, 1 Nov 2014


opinion

I Was a Climate Change Denier

After years spent trapped in a 'skeptic' loop, my path to evidence-based freedom.

By Kasra Hassani, 1 Nov 2014


news

'Difficult' Oil Faces Difficult Future, Predict New Reports

Why the forecast for extreme hydrocarbons may be shorter than advertised.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, Today


opinion

Greetings, from the Balmy Tarsands

Join Ian Gill as he spends a weekend hiking (and mildly trespassing) through the Fort McMurray projects.

By Ian Gill, Yesterday


news

A Tyee Series

What the 1970s Can Teach Us about Inventing a New Economy

A Hawaiian futurist recalls the two years he spent trying to end consumerism in Canada.

By Geoff Dembicki, 27 Oct 2014


news

Danger Adrift: Fed Panel Warned of Simushir Scenario in 2013

Under cross-exam, shipping safety expert admitted flaws in data backing Enbridge case for Northern Gateway.

By David P. Ball, 22 Oct 2014


news

BC Halves Projected LNG Revenue

Finance minister says lower tax rate necessary because 'the market's changed.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 21 Oct 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Five Lessons for Canada from Germany's Clean Energy Revolution

The biggest? That renewables make the economy stronger, says German energy expert David Jacobs.

By Geoff Dembicki, 20 Oct 2014


news

A Tyee Series

How This Teen's Quest to Define 'Sustainability' Changed State Law

And why it could point towards a new model of 21st century public school education.

By Geoff Dembicki, 17 Oct 2014


blogs

As Site C dam gets environmental approval, a local journalist's case against

By David Beers, 14 Oct 2014


blogs

'Habitat banking': BC's newest buzzword?

By Bob Mackin, 13 Oct 2014


blogs

32 organizations oppose opening non-profits to 'public interest' court challenges

By Andrew MacLeod, 10 Oct 2014


blogs

LNG a chance, not a windfall, says BC throne speech

By Andrew MacLeod, 6 Oct 2014


opinion

What I Saw with a German Tour of the Oilsands

Strangely, it wasn't the oilsands anyone can find on the Internet.

By Andrea Rexer, 4 Oct 2014


opinion

Climate Warriors Must Forge Stronger Alliances, Now

Enviros are losing the battle to keep carbon emissions to liveable levels. We must rethink strategy.

By Nick Fillmore, 2 Oct 2014


opinion

We Must Heed Naomi Klein's Call

Her new book 'This Changes Everything' makes clear what we're up against and what has to happen.

By Ian Gill, 29 Sep 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Can We Fix the Climate by Being More Like Hawaii?

Its 2050 Plan is a blueprint for survival. Can Hawaiians, and island Earth, get there?

By Geoff Dembicki, 29 Sep 2014


news

China Deal Trumps Province, First Nations on Energy Projects: Treaty Expert

FIPPA carries big labour and regulatory implications for LNG development.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 24 Sep 2014


news

NDP Bill Would Ban Tankers off BC's North Coast

Law would stave off conflict, catastrophe, says MP Nathan Cullen.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 24 Sep 2014


mediacheck

Andrew Nikiforuk to Speak on LNG in Squamish Thursday

Where Indonesian-backed terminal is slated, noted journalist to raise questions. A preview.

By Cathryn Atkinson, 24 Sep 2014