Environment

news

Without Better Science, BC's Herring Crisis Could Resurface

Experts say there's more to do to ensure future fights, like this year's, end peacefully.

By Kristian Secher, 12 Apr 2014


news

Does Kitimat's Vote on Northern Gateway Matter?

While Enbridge rallies support for today's non-binding pipeline plebiscite, critics say risks stretch far beyond the coastal town.

By Dan Mesec, 12 Apr 2014


news

Greenpeace Complaint a Foreign-Funded 'Outburst': Ethical Oil

Environmental advocate alleges pro-oilsands group a 'front' for Tories.

By David P. Ball, 9 Apr 2014


opinion

Shortsighted Bill 24: Don't Cut Ag Land, Help Farmers

Most of our best food growing lands lie within zone to be less protected.

By Joan Sawicki, 7 Apr 2014


news

Who Gets in on NEB Pipeline Hearing? It's 'Kafkaesque' Says Planner

Now, experts wanting to weigh in must prove they'll be 'directly affected.'

By David P. Ball, 7 Apr 2014


news

NDP Small Business Critic Silenced by Speaker Reid

MLA Popham denied chance to argue recycling scheme an expensive job killer.

By Bob Mackin, 5 Apr 2014


news

'No Rationale Given,' Say Rejected Kinder Morgan Intervenors

Public hearings for TransMountain's oilsands pipeline expansion begin next January.

By David P. Ball, 4 Apr 2014


news

Heiltsuk Vow to Disrupt Central Coast Fisheries Reopening

Looming conflict between First Nation and feds traps herring fishermen in between.

By Kristian Secher, 3 Apr 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Embedded with the Planet Savers

Are we screwed? At Globe 2014, I survey the rapidly evolving world of 'clean capitalism' for answers.

By Geoff Dembicki, 31 Mar 2014


blogs

Canada not prepared for natural disasters, say top insurance execs

By Kristian Secher, 28 Mar 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Cell Phones, Brought to You by BC Copper via China

Home to Apple's Foxconn plant, Kunshan is China's Silicon Valley. But for how long? Fourth in a series.

By Christopher Pollon, 27 Mar 2014


news

Trappers Warn of Inhumane BC Wolf Killing Plans

Association worried about policy that would allow trapping of mothers with pups, docs show.

By Andrew MacLeod, 27 Mar 2014


news

Enbridge Scales Up Campaign to Sway Kitimat Voters

With far less resources, residents launch counterattack ahead of Gateway plebiscite.

By Emma Gilchrist, 26 Mar 2014


blogs

VIEW: Two youth vow to fight for Filipino climate justice, but need support

By Brigette DePape, 24 Mar 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Travels with Copper (with INTERACTIVE MAP)

Tyee contributing editor Christopher Pollon criss-crossed the Pacific on the trail of BC copper. Here's why.

By Christopher Pollon, 24 Mar 2014


news

Clean-tech 'Bulls' Battle Climate 'Bears': A Walrus Talk Preview

Green businesses are cashing in, but can they reverse our warming crisis?

By David P. Ball, 22 Mar 2014


news

As Foresters Disappear, Who Watches Over the Trees?

Reduction of gov't inspectors raises questions about stewardship of BC's natural resources.

By Kristian Secher, 21 Mar 2014


news

A Tyee Series

Can Big Data 'Solve' Climate Change?

And if so, are the trade-offs worth it? A renowned futurist weighs in. Next in the 'Are We Screwed?' series.

By Geoff Dembicki, 20 Mar 2014


opinion

Seven Steps Back for Canada's Natural Defence

Filling in redacted parts of internal federal emails reveals which enviro threats diplomats won't 'engage' on.

By Chris Wood, 19 Mar 2014


opinion

Tieleman's 'Dinosaur Thinking' on Jobs vs. Nature

A rebuttal to Tyee columnist who blamed BC NDP's loss on green promises.

By Keith Wiley, 17 Mar 2014