Entries by Sierra Club

Volunteering for Sierra Club BC

By Sue Andrews I kind-of fell into volunteering for Sierra Club BC. Our Greenpeace local group offered to help organize the Defend our Climate march last May and I liked working with the Sierra group so much, I simply never stopped. Like many Sierra Club BC volunteers, I still volunteer with other organizations whose values […]

Carbon at risk B.C.’s Unprotected Old-Growth Rainforest

New reports by the World Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers warn that the world is on a path to catastrophic global warming. International progress to fight climate change is outpaced by the speed and impacts of global warming.1 The science is clear: despite the lack of international agreements each jurisdiction should seek to reduce emissions as much […]

Protecting Our Forests

B.C.’s coastal rainforest is the best carbon storehouse of the province. Other forest lands, too, have great potential as allies in the fight against climate change—if we nurture and maintain their carbon-absorbing capacity.

Carbon sinks at risk

One year of logging old-growth rainforest on Vancouver Island and the south coast eliminates B.C.’s progress in reducing annual emissions, a new Sierra Club BC report shows.