Environment

news

Why Are Young Workers Shunning the Oilsands?

Millennials more likely to view industry as outdated and polluting.

By Geoff Dembicki, 23 Mar 2015


opinion

BC Gov't Ignores Review Panel, Pursues Site C

'I think the province was determined to go ahead with the project from the beginning,' says panel chair.

By Emma Gilchrist, 19 Mar 2015


news

On Climate Change, the Generation Gap Is Widening

Poll suggests Millennials more likely to support a low-carbon economy than Boomers.

By Geoff Dembicki, 16 Mar 2015


culture

Interpreting China's Banned Pollution Documentary

When the country's 'Inconvenient Truth' went viral, two Chinese teens crowdsourced subtitles.

By Sarah Berman, 16 Mar 2015


culture

A Vancouver Island Music Label Inspired by Rainforest

Lush and ethereal, Silent Season quietly gains a worldwide following.

By Sean Condon, 14 Mar 2015


opinion

A BC Megadrought? We've Had Them Before

What the 'xerothermic' age tells us about a drier future.

By Crawford Kilian, 11 Mar 2015


news

'There Are No Jobs on a Dead Planet'

But global labour leader Sharan Burrow says there are millions of new jobs on a healthy one. A Tyee interview.

By Geoff Dembicki, 26 Feb 2015


news

Fossil Fuel Divestment's True Aim? To Remake Capitalism

Surging millennial campus movement rejects the belief that money and morals are separate.

By Geoff Dembicki, 20 Feb 2015


news

Coastal First Nations Call Out 'Eagle Spirit' Pipeline

Energy project seen as Northern Gateway alternative rejected by two vital aboriginal alliances.

By Sarah Berman, 13 Feb 2015


opinion

A Tyee Series

Toolkit for Change: Communication Tips for Concerned Citizens

Insights from the hard fought PR battle on Burnaby Mountain. First of a series.

By James Boothroyd, 12 Feb 2015


opinion

Does Divestment Make Sense? Ask an 'Ethical Investor'

We did, and their insights give energy to a movement growing stronger each day.

By Atiya Jaffar, Kelsey Mech and Lisa Helps, 11 Feb 2015


culture

What Does Canada's Next Green Team See in 2015?

Meet five youth taking extraordinary grassroots action.

By Kyle Empringham, 7 Feb 2015


opinion

Please Advise! This Gas Pump Needs a Warning Label

For starters, how 'bout: 'No, that sports car does not redeem your middle-aged ass?'

By Steve Burgess, 5 Feb 2015


opinion

Raw Log Exports: A Made-in-BC Problem that's Only Getting Worse

BC Stats shows the practice has reached record levels in recent years.

By Torrance Coste, 4 Feb 2015


opinion

Defending the 'Right to Be Cold'

As Arctic warming accelerates, US takes bold steps to protect vast regions, not so Canada.

By Ed Struzik, 2 Feb 2015


opinion

Thanks Vancouver Sun, for the 'View from Alberta'

Tankers safe! Protests rude! National Energy Board fair! Save Albertans' asses!

By Rafe Mair, 2 Feb 2015


opinion

Is Petro-Divestment Too Divisive?

Suncor thinks so, but we say it's crucial to challenging Canada's unfair climate politics.

By Jessica Dempsey and James Rowe, 2 Feb 2015


opinion

Cheap Oil Could Save the Planet

Sounds crazy, but analysis by financial think tank Carbon Tracker shows how it works.

By Mitchell Anderson, 31 Jan 2015


news

Mining Must Evolve to Prevent Future Mount Polleys, Reviewers Find

'We can't continue to use technology that's 100 years old,' chair warns.

By Andrew MacLeod, 30 Jan 2015


culture

How We Built Our Earthship, an Off-grid Prairie Home

It took five weeks and one volunteer army to rise this radically sustainable Alberta dwelling.

By Duncan Kinney, 30 Jan 2015