British Columbia

Fred Guerin

Governments, aided by a compliant mainstream media, have encouraged extractive industries to manipulate Indigenous Peoples and the idea of reconciliation

May 26, 2019

Randy Shore
A photo shared by the B.C. Wildfire Service shows the Lejac wildfire burning near Fraser Lake on May 11, 2019. B.C. WILDFIRE SERVICE / HANDOUT / PNG

Up to 60 per cent of the snowpack already melted due to unseasonably hot weather

May 27, 2019

With another hot, dry summer ahead, B.C. is poised for a third consecutive record-breaking fire season after 2017 and 2018 rewrote the record books.

Pockets of northeast and northwest B.C. are already rated at “extreme danger” of fire, while the Central Coast and parts of Vancouver Island were rated as high danger, according to the B.C. Wildfire Service.

Marc Lee

CCPA's senior economist points out that the LNG Canada agreement locks in tax and subsidy provisions for 20 years against future changes by governments.

The B.C. government’s new fiscal framework for LNG is fundamentally at odds with the province’s CleanBC climate plan.
School strikes
May 19, 2019
Over 1.6 million students across the globe have been striking on Fridays: for the climate, for our future. Here’s 5 ways you can support students going out on strike again on 24 May, and answer their call for real climate action.
Andrew Nikiforuk

21 May 2019 

A guide to educating relatives and friends who cling to oily falsehoods.

Alberta’s major exports these days seem to be piles of misinformation, denial, blame, and propaganda on the state-owned Trans Mountain pipeline.

Catherine Wallace / Burnaby Now

APRIL 17, 2019

An open letter to the BC NDP:

You were elected at a very unique time in our human story. You had the opportunity to make a gigantic difference.  Your legacy could have been celebrated for decades to come. The realization of an innovative and enlightened future was yours to reveal and make possible. But you didn’t do that. 

Jennifer Nathan

Help Address Climate Change in the Courts

Derrick O'Keefe, Robert Hackett, Shane Gunster

Justin Trudeau's shiny image is losing its luster amid a devastating corruption scandal. With movements pushing their own version of a Green New Deal, it might just be enough to take him down.

Carl Meyer

Pollution from fossil fuels in Canada continues to grow by staggering amounts, with the oilsands sector alone responsible for more carbon pollution than all of B.C. or Quebec in 2017, says the federal government in its latest climate change report to the United Nations.

The newest edition of Canada’s National Inventory Report, covering data up to two years ago, shows that the oil and gas sector was responsible for 195 million tonnes, or megatonnes (Mt) of greenhouse gas emissions in 2017, up eight Mt from 2016.


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