Climate Change

16/02/24
Author: 
Michelle Gamage
An image from the NASA Earth Observatory shows temperature anomalies across North America on June 27, 2021. Red areas show where air temperatures climbed more than 15 C higher than the 2014-20 average for the same day.

Feb. 14, 2024

Vancouver Coastal Health warned Tuesday that we’re not ready for extreme weather caused by climate change.

16/02/24
Author: 
Zoë Yunker
Trans Mountain’s expansion project is stuck at a section of hard rock containing pressurized aquifers running alongside the Fraser River. Photo via Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC.

Feb. 15, 2024

Or can it? Canada’s energy regulator has reversed its decision to quash a last-minute pipeline variance.

16/02/24
Author: 
Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs
Photo  - from Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs

Feb 9, 2024

Urges Halt to BCEAO Review Demanding Critical Studies Before Advancing

Gitanyow Lax’yip, February 9, 2024: The Gitanyow Hereditary Chiefs (GHC) issued a detailed response to Ksi Lisims LNG’s letter, dated December 22, 2023, raising critical points challenging the project’s claims regarding climate impacts and fisheries in the Nass Watershed.

15/02/24
Author: 
Gary Gardner, originally published by Center for the Advancement of a Steady State Economy
Durable materials and repurposed structures contribute to circularity. (Kevin Martin Jose, Unsplash)

Feb. 15. 2024

13/02/24
Author: 
Christina Larson
A researcher uses a clothes hanger to secure a geo-locator in place on the leg of a Red Knot shore bird while the glue dries on the north end of Nauset Beach in Eastham, Mass., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

Feb. 12, 2024

Nearly half of the world's migratory species are in decline, according to a new United Nations report released Monday.

Many songbirds, sea turtles, whales, sharks and other migratory animals move to different environments with changing seasons and are imperiled by habitat loss, illegal hunting and fishing, pollution and climate change.

13/02/24
Author: 
Primary Author: Mitchell Beer
LNG Terminal - Robin Lucas/Geograph

Feb. 12, 2024

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) carries up to 2.7 times the global warming impact of burning coal, according to a draft science paper released on the heels of U.S. President Joe Biden’s landmark decision to apply a climate test to a massive, new LNG export terminal in Louisiana.

11/02/24
Author: 
Mia Rabson
Energy and Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson rises during question period, Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024 in Ottawa. File photo by The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld

Feb. 6, 2024

Demand for federal cash to help defray the cost of home energy renovations spiked in recent months, forcing the government to close applications for the program almost a year earlier than expected.

With more than half a million applications for the Canada Greener Homes Grant already in, the program is nearing its $2.6-billion budget.

11/02/24
Author: 
An Interview with Brett Christophers
One of the main reasons that capitalism hasn’t been greening at the pace we need is precisely because it’s not an attractive proposition in profitability terms.,(Wikimedia Commons)

Feb. 5, 2024

Declining renewable energy prices have not led to a long-predicted renewables boom, because green energy still isn’t sufficiently profitable for private investors. Public investment and ownership is essential to driving a rapid green transition.

Interview by Cal Turner and Sara Van Horn

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