Environment

news

A Revived Northern Gateway to Oblivion for Grits?

Reverse course on controversial pipeline at your own risk, political observers warn Liberal government.

By Jeremy J. Nuttall, 27 Apr 2016


opinion

Why Christy Clark Shouldn't Talk to Kids about Trees

Urban premier doesn't know the wrong logging brings big costs to 'moms and dads.'

By Vanessa Scott, 26 Apr 2016


opinion

Dilbit Dogma? The Myth of Tidewater Access

Pipeline cheerleaders often employ this rationale. But it no longer applies.

By Eugene Kung, 20 Apr 2016


news

Closure of Lauded Munk School Water Program 'Distressing,' Experts Say

Program covered groundwater monitoring, climate change and more.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 19 Apr 2016


news

Experts Grade Premier's Forestry Teaching Moment

Clark 'educates' kids by threatening their families' livelihoods. Real educators say that's not how it's done.

By Christopher Cheung, 15 Apr 2016


opinion

My Advice to NDP: Look Before You Leap. Then Leap

And don't let Canada's punditariat restrict or stifle your debate.

By Crawford Kilian, 14 Apr 2016


news

Flogging Electric Vehicles, Premier Clark Opts for the 'Sexy' Choice

Politicians promote, and heavily subsidize, an option few can afford, says resource economist.

By Andrew MacLeod, 13 Apr 2016


news

Six Key Divides New Democrats Must Tackle

Convention revealed a readiness among New Dems to attack party problems. Now comes the hard part.

By Samantha Power, 12 Apr 2016


news

How Christy Clark Talks to Kids about Taxes

'If we don't cut down trees in BC, we have to take more money from your mom and dad.'

By Andrew MacLeod, 9 Apr 2016


culture

Why You're Still Not Using that Reusable Coffee Mug

And what we might do to bring about its renaissance.

By Margaret Morales, 7 Apr 2016


news

Canada's Oil and Gas Push 'Wishful Thinking' against Climate Realities: Harvard Prof

Naomi Oreskes says our fossil fuel strategy 'doesn't add up.'

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 6 Apr 2016


news

Fracking Contaminates Groundwater: Stanford Study

Another scientific report finds evidence of industry's impact on public resource.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 30 Mar 2016


news

Steam Injection Fractures Caprock in Big Alberta Spill, Regulator Confirms

Incident highlights fragility of high-cost energy extraction.

By Andrew Nikiforuk, 23 Mar 2016


opinion

Please Advise! Climate Leadership from the Fraser Institute?

Fazil Mihlar perfect choice as Clark's new climate czar, explains Dr. Steve.

By Steve Burgess, 23 Mar 2016


news

The Lure and Challenge of Clean Power for Remote Reserves

Some First Nations are dumping diesel for wind, solar and hydro. Hartley Bay is still hoping. Last of two.

By Christopher Pollon, 22 Mar 2016


news

Laid-off By Oil Sands, Alberta Trades Seek Solar Relaunch

Worker-led initiative forms to retrain 1,000 idled electricians, boilermakers and others.

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 21 Mar 2016


news

Jeff Rubin: Oil Sands Are 'Hemorrhaging Red Ink,' Doomed to Shutter

Former CIBC chief economist outlines latest predictions at 'Carbon Talks.'

By Mychaylo Prystupa, 18 Mar 2016


news

Renegotiation of Cross-border Columbia River Treaty Planned

Canada agrees to US request to overhaul 'out of step' agreement for important BC river.

By Chris Wood, 14 Mar 2016


opinion

Was Trudeau Serious about Fixing Harper's Big Sham?

Just watch where he lands on botched Petronas LNG enviro review in BC.

By Ian Gill, 12 Mar 2016


news

Nakusp Residents Hopping Mad over Logging in Toad Country

Forestry plans pit village citizens who love their amphibians against a company they own.

By Chris Wood, 12 Mar 2016