Layerslider Climate Solutions

Climate Solutions



Climate Action in B.C.


Here in B.C., we must do our part to tackle the growing climate crisis, from the provincial government to businesses, as communities and as individuals.

Sierra Club BC has used the best available science to produce The Future is Here, a report outlining a clear and comprehensive path for B.C. to tackle climate change. Learn about our 10-step plan for climate action in B.C. in our new report The Future is Here.

In 2015, the provincial government convened a Climate Leadership Team to provide recommendations on an updated Climate Action Plan for B.C. In June 2016, Sierra Club BC’s executive director wrote to the Premier calling on her to be bold in taking climate action and making a series of climate recommendations. In August, the new B.C. Climate Plan was revealed. Read our response.



Putting Fossil Fuels to the Test


As part of our climate action campaigning, we advocate for a the B.C. and federal governments to implement a climate test to measure proposed energy projects against their climate impacts.

This will involve consideration of the proposals’ emissions, from extraction to transportation to eventual consumption, and whether there are more climate-friendly alternatives. If a proposal doesn’t pass the test, it doesn’t go ahead.

Read our climate action recommendations and sign the petition today!




The Future is HERE!


Do you know that green jobs currently outnumber those in the tar sands? That’s right – More than 23,000 Canadians now work in clean energy jobs and the sector keeps growing. Some of these jobs are already happening in your community!

Sierra Club BC, in association with the BC Sustainable Energy Association and other local groups, visited communities across the province with the Future is HERE! Alternatives Tour to promote these exciting green initiatives and talk with people about local climate solutions.



Stay up to date with the latest information and updates about our climate campaigns by signing up for our newsletter and alerts.



Donate Today!

Help us inspire generations to defend nature and confront climate change, so families, communities and the natural world can prosper together.

Donate


Here in B.C., we must do our part to tackle the growing climate crisis, from the provincial government to businesses, as communities and as individuals.

Sierra Club BC has used the best available science to produce The Future is Here, a report outlining a clear and comprehensive path for B.C. to tackle climate change.




Recent Updates

, ,

Now’s our chance for smarter environmental and energy reviews

Right now, we’ve got a once-in-a-generation opportunity to raise our voices for stronger environmental protections. The federal government is reviewing key laws and processes. This will impact Canada’s environmental and energy decisions for years to come. Please add your voice. Together we can let our MPs know we care about making these changes!
, , , ,

It doesn’t have to be a carbon offset

It’s summer, and that means a lot of travel for families and communities. Have you considered buying carbon credits to offset some of your emissions? As an alternative, consider supporting Sierra Club BC’s work toward lasting protection of Vancouver Island’s carbon-rich endangered old-growth rainforest.
, , ,

The Future is Here for the New Government of British Columbia

Record-breaking wildfires and heat waves are a reminder that we have little time to save nature, phase out fossil fuels and leap to a low-carbon economy, all at the same time. This ongoing state of emergency is a reminder that our planet is changing rapidly - and that our governments have to act like they mean it, to save our world as we know it.