Al Shaw, Abrahm Lustgarten, ProPublica, and Jeremy W. Goldsmith

September 15, 2020.

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Seth Klein
A helicopter drops a bucket of water on the Chuckegg Creek wildfire west of High Level, Alta., on May 25, 2019. Photo by Chris Schwarz, Government of Alberta / Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

September 9th 2021

Why you should take Mark Jaccard’s platform ratings with a hunk of salt

If there is some good news in this election it is that, finally, every leader and party feels compelled to run on what they hope will be viewed as a credible climate plan, and each of the major parties appears to be presenting a somewhat stronger climate plan than just two years ago.

John Woodside
The cost of the Trans Mountain expansion project continues to soar, but by how much exactly is still not clear, according to a new report from West Coast Environmental Law. Photo via TMX / Facebook

September 9th 2021

The costs of the Trans Mountain expansion project continue to soar, but with the company behind it increasingly opaque since Ottawa bought the pipeline, it’s difficult to say by how much, according to a new report from West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL).

BROKE (Burnaby Residents Opposed to Kinder Morgan Expansion)
Please spread the word and come when you can. Bring water, canned fruit. It appears the plan might be to starve out the tree-sitters. Lots of security on site and, since yesterday, lots of fencing erected around the trees where the tree-sit platforms are.
            Gene McGuckin

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Date: Tue, Sep 7, 2021 at 11:19 PM
Subject: Treesit under attack

Grand Chief Stewart Philip, Hannah Askew, Tzeporah Berman, Andrew Gage and Khelsilem
Time to reroute our plans. Fire near the Coquihalla Highway on Aug. 15, 2021. Photo by BC Ministry of Transportation.

Sept. 6, 2021

The time has come for a major reboot of the CleanBC goals.

As we come to the end of what has been a devastating summer for many British Columbians — marked by the June heat dome event and the loss of nearly 600 people, hundreds of wildfires leading to people losing their homes, days of smoke, thousands of evacuations — the time has come for a major reboot of CleanBC, the province’s climate plan.

Charlie Smith
Vancouver Granville NDP candidate Anjali Appadurai and Vancouver Quadra Green candidate Devyani Singh would each bring a deep understanding of climate issues, as well as tremendous passion for action, to Ottawa.

August 21st, 2021 

If you're reading this article, it's because you're interested in federal politics. I'm guessing that the headline captured your attention.

I'll elaborate on this headline deeper in the piece. But first, I'm going to set the table with a quick synopsis of the contradiction between Canada's energy policy and climate policy.

Olivia Ebertz
“I had to go 100 miles north up just to get my subsistence needs,” said Herman Hootch. CREDIT OLIVIA EBERTZ / KYUK

Aug. 13, 2021

This has been the worst salmon fishing season on record for the Yukon River. King salmon, a regional favorite, have returned in low numbers for years, but now a typically stable species, chum salmon, has also collapsed. Subsistence fishing on the lower Yukon River for both species is closed, and residents who usually depend heavily on the fish are pivoting towards other ways to get meat. 

Abrahm Lustgarten
Lake Mead, the nation’s largest freshwater reservoir, has been losing water because of epochal drought since 2000. Credit:Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images
27 August 21

One of the country’s most important sources of fresh water is in peril, the latest victim of the accelerating climate crisis.


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