Environment

opinion

This Election's about Canada's Frighteningly Near Future

Where will we be in less than a generation? The trends are alarming.

By Ian Gill, 1 Jul 2015


news

Supreme Court Rejects Argument to Dismiss Landmark Fracking Case

Jessica Ernst's charter claim hearing slated for 2016.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 1 Jul 2015


opinion

Save Thy Planet: The Gospel According to Francis

On climate change, pope's radical directive excites beyond the Church.

By Crawford Kilian, 22 Jun 2015


news

Time Runs Out on Jumbo Ski Resort's Environmental Certificate

'We knew this project was already on thin ice,' says project opponent.

By Andrew MacLeod, 19 Jun 2015


opinion

As Harper Stalls on Climate, Canada Moves Without Him

Students, provinces, investors and unions are taking action. How long can he ignore it?

By Geoff Dembicki, 15 Jun 2015


opinion

Logging Plans Could Rekindle BC's War in the Woods

Teal Jones marked our 'no-go zone' for clear-cut. Here's what happens next.

By Torrance Coste, 13 Jun 2015


news

Kitimat's Other Eco-Fight: A Rio Tinto Alcan Primer

Aluminum giant defends plan to increase production without new sulphur dioxide scrubber installation.

By Carol Linnitt, 12 Jun 2015


news

More Industry Linked Earthquakes Recorded in Alberta

New seismic reporting system 'a good start' but 'not foolproof,' says hazard expert.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 Jun 2015


opinion

G7 Kicks Climate Football 85 Years Down the Field

False commitments won't help us tackle seven million air pollution deaths.

By Nick Fillmore, 11 Jun 2015


news

US Federal Report Confirms Water Pollution by Fracking

Based on limited data, EPA study finds no 'widespread' impacts.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 8 Jun 2015


news

Natural Gas Ministry Responds to Report Critical of LNG Prospects

Analyst David Hughes found BC gas reserves inflated, revenues overstated.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 4 Jun 2015


news

Nine Months After Polley Breach, Alaskans Seek Compensation Guarantee from BC

Proposed northern BC mines 'source of great angst in Juneau.'

By Jordan Wong, 29 May 2015


news

Not Sweet: BC Hazelnut Growers Shoulder the Blight Fight

Help needed to save star of local spreads and ice creams from 'disaster.'

By Joanne Will, 25 May 2015


news

Who Is BC's Big LNG Partner? A Petronas Primer

Group led by Malaysia's national oil company aims to build terminal near Prince Rupert.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 21 May 2015


news

The Suits Are Flocking to Renewables

Investors like the 'predictability' of clean energy.

By Richard Littlemore, 18 May 2015


news

Are the Tories in Trouble in the Arctic?

Stephen Harper is fascinated with the North, but voters might not return the love in October.

By Ed Struzik, 13 May 2015


news

Alberta Health Board Fires Doctor Who Raised Cancer Alarms

'I am stunned,' says Dr. John O'Connor, a veteran presence in First Nations community.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 11 May 2015


news

BC Climate Change Progress Stalled, Critics Say

'We know we need to do more,' says environment minister.

By Andrew MacLeod, 11 May 2015


opinion

No Wealth, No Justice in $1 Billion LNG Offer to First Nation Band

Here's why Lax Kw'alaams still side with the salmon.

By Ian Gill, 9 May 2015


news

Squamish Mayor Says No to LNG Plant, with Strings Attached

Terminal pumped by premier would process up to 2.1 million tonnes of gas a year.

By Bob Mackin, 7 May 2015