Environment

news

Dead in the Water Danger: 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, Today


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, Yesterday


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


blogs

Converting ferries to LNG will save money, reduce fares: CEO

By Andrew MacLeod, 22 Sep 2014


opinion

Mount Polley's Sister Mine: We Must Do This One Right

Red Chris mine is expected to yield a vast fortune. But how to insure against another catastrophe?

By Wade Davis, 22 Sep 2014


blogs

Canada's booming cleantech sector is changing capitalism, analyst argues

By Geoff Dembicki, 19 Sep 2014


news

Coal Port CEO, Regulator at Odds over Air Quality Permit

Fraser Surrey Docks says review of dust, diesel emissions is 'voluntary.' Not so fast, counters Metro Van.

By David P. Ball, 18 Sep 2014


news

A Tyee Series

'Canada Should Not Be Hostage' to Alberta: Jeremy Rifkin

Oilsands take us backward as rest of world moves forward, says famed futurist and EU advisor.

By Geoff Dembicki, 18 Sep 2014