Environment

opinion

BC's Climate Plan Is Working, so Why Stop Now?

We know the carbon tax is effective. We know the public wants it. Time to ramp up our efforts.

By Josha MacNab, Today


news

A Tyee Series

What If Canada Exported Clean Energy Instead of Oil?

In Africa, where solar is cheaper than diesel, Quebec's Windiga is doing just that.

By Geoff Dembicki, Yesterday


news

Public Advisor on Fracking Filed Fracking Patent

Gov't fracking consultant Maurice Dusseault claims to have invented less risky process.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 17 Jul 2014


news

DFO's Big Clam Plans

Feds about to open far more BC coast to industrial geoduck operations.

By Kristian Secher, 16 Jul 2014


blogs

First Nations challenge federal Enbridge decision in court

By Kristian Secher, 14 Jul 2014


news

DFO Director 'Ready to Tackle Endangered Coho'

Top enforcer promises staff will 'do their best' to protect endangered salmon species. Will it be enough?

By Kristian Secher, 9 Jul 2014


opinion

The Big Seep: Gooey Alberta Mystery Solved?

CNRL admits design failure could have caused Primrose bitumen leaks.

By Chris Severson-Baker, 9 Jul 2014


news

Vancouver's Lost Salmon Streams Wriggle Back to Life

Residents aim to restore life long buried under urban development.

By Pauline Holdsworth, 5 Jul 2014


news

OK to Catch More At-Risk Salmon if Monitored, Scientist Says

Conservationists still rankled by quintupling of coho catch rate.

By Kristian Secher, 2 Jul 2014


opinion

What's Missing from Canada's Fracking Debate?

This is a long read. Because the current 'debate' leaves out so much.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 2 Jul 2014


presents

This Summer, BC Food Carts Drive Towards Green

Mobile feast fests in Vancouver and Surrey aim to shed waste.

By David P. Ball, 1 Jul 2014


opinion

Tsilhqot'in Nation Gives Canada a New Chance to Do It Right

Why our era of resource giveaways may be over.

By Mitchell Anderson, 30 Jun 2014


news

Premier's LNG Dreams Given Reality Check By Japanese Expert

Visiting from Tokyo, Dr. Ken Koyama says BC faces 'severe' competition in selling gas to Asia.

By Geoff Dembicki, 30 Jun 2014


opinion

Can You Imagine? Toppling the Fossil Fuel Empire

Required: bold thinking to preserve civilization and a liveable planet.

By Murray Dobbin, 30 Jun 2014


news

Feds Quintuple Allowed Catch on Endangered Salmon Species

Expecting a huge sockeye run, DFO widens the net for coho.

By Kristian Secher, 27 Jun 2014


news

Ailing Shale Gas Returns Force a 'Drilling Treadmill'

Long-term sustainability of industry is highly questionable, studies show.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 27 Jun 2014


news

Eight Leading Academics Call for Halt to Oilsands

Presenting energy projects as a binary choice has allowed carbon emissions to balloon, they argue.

By Chris Wood, 25 Jun 2014


news

BC's Rising Oil Spill Risk Threatens Otters: Washington State Report

More tankers up chance of major spill 'resulting in extinction' for state's otters.

By Stanley Tromp, 24 Jun 2014


blogs

Lodge would need to pay full cost of connecting up front: BC Hydro

By Andrew MacLeod, 23 Jun 2014


opinion

No, Northern Gateway Is Not a Nation Builder

On the contrary, its legacy will be a momentous clash of civilizations. Unless it is stopped.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 23 Jun 2014