LNG - Fracking

The Canadian Press Chuck Chiang
File photo: Fortis BC LNG expansion site in Delta, BC Friday, February 3, 2017. PHOTO BY JASON PAYNE /PNG

Jan. 17, 2024 

The gas provider is being criticized for a lack of transparency and timely explanation about the stench Delta Mayor George Harvie said led to emergency services being flooded with calls

Tara Jean Stevens said the “apocalyptic” stench that blanketed Delta on Tuesday night was so heavy that her car and garage still smelled of rotten eggs Wednesday morning.


“I had a headache all night,” said Stevens, a radio host on Wave 98.3. “I never get headaches … it felt thick in the air, even though you couldn’t see it.”

Amanda Follett Hosgood
From left, Corey Jocko, Shaylynn Sampson and Sleydo’ Molly Wickham stand outside the Smithers courthouse. All three were found guilty of criminal contempt of court today. Photo for The Tyee by Amanda Follett Hosgood.

Jan. 12, 2024

But defence will push to stay the verdicts based on alleged RCMP rights violations.

Jeff Brady
The James H. Miller Jr. Electric Generating Plant in Adamsville, Alabama is a coal-fired facility. In 2023 U.S. greenhouse gas emissions declined 1.9% because less of the country's electricity came from plants like this one. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

Jan. 10, 2024



Last year was the hottest on record, and globally, countries continue to emit the greenhouse gases that are warming the climate. In 2023, the U.S. did manage to cut its emissions nearly 2%. That is still not enough to meet the country's climate goals, but it did happen despite a growing economy. Jeff Brady from NPR's climate desk is here. Hey, Jeff.


Oliver Milman
Flooded streets after hurricane Idalia. Photo by CityofStPete/Flickr (CC BY-ND 2.0 Deed)

Jan. 16, 2024

This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

The internationally agreed threshold to prevent the Earth from spiralling into a new superheated era will be “passed for all practical purposes” during 2024, the man known as the godfather of climate science has warned.

Kai Nagata
Okanagan solar

Jan. 9, 2024

Major pipelines over budget, cancelled or facing fierce opposition

Just three days before Christmas, British Columbians received a surprise gift: a pipeline rejection. The BC Utilities Commission denied the application by FortisBC to build a $327 million gas pipeline in the fast-growing south Okanagan.

Katrina Miller
The federal government needs to think holistically about how we support fossil fuels through the tax system, direct government funding, and other financial aid. Photo by Shutterstock

Jan. 8, 2024

The UN Climate talks ended with a global commitment to transition away from fossil fuels and Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault celebrated Canada’s leadership role in negotiating the agreement.

Phil McKenna
CO2 released by burning biogas from cow manure is counted as an emission reduction, rather than a climate pollutant, and multiple state programs are taking credit for the cuts that some see as phantoms. Photo by Chad K/Flickr (CC BY 2.0 Deed)

Jan. 10, 2024

This story was originally published by Inside Climate News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.


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