Entries by Sierra Club

B.C.’s Climate Action Plan must be bold

VICTORIA- Sierra Club BC today released an open letter from Executive Director Bob Peart to Premier Christy Clark encouraging her government to be bold in updating B.C.’s Climate Action Plan. “Concrete, meaningful steps to combat climate change could return B.C. to its former position as a global climate leader, a position the Province has relinquished […]

Opposition to Enbridge grows since federal approval

Opposition to Enbridge grows since federal approval  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jun 16, 2015 “One year later, no one has budged and no one will – in fact opposition has only gotten stronger” The Week to End Enbridge unites First Nations, businesses and communities to fight the approval VANCOUVER – Today, on the eve of the […]

A Marsh? A Bog? A Swamp? A Fen?

Wetlands can be a bit baffling. What is a bog? Is it different than a fen? And what the heck is muskeg? The Northern Boreal Mountains ecoprovince is a great place to start in answering these questions.

Powell River citizens urge Island Timberland to hold off logging in their community

Company undermines its own environmental policy by ignoring public outcry FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2015 Sierra Malaspina, a local group of Sierra Club BC, is joining other citizens of Powell River who are deeply concerned about Island Timberland’s logging plans and operations underway in an area of private land within the city of Powell […]