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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.



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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

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Pay up, Chevron: BC cities, towns challenged to hold fossil fuel industry accountable for climate impacts

More than 50 community groups from across BC have signed onto an open letter arguing that fossil fuel companies owe BC communities for their fair share of the impacts of climate change. The letter was delivered to all 190 municipalities and regional districts in BC, asking them to demand accountability from the fossil fuel industry, up to and including considering lawsuits against Chevron and other big fossil fuel companies.
Photo courtesy of Australian Greens Senators
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Green Jobs BC: Working together toward a just transition

Green Jobs BC is a coalition of environmental organizations and organized labour. The coalition shares a vision of an inclusive, sustainable economy that provides good jobs, is socially just, protects the environment and reduces carbon emissions.
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Sierra Club BC response to US election results

The sun rose today, as it always does, but we woke up to a profoundly changed world. A Trump presidency casts a frightening shadow over women, First Nations, people of colour, immigrants, the LGBTQ community and those whose faith sets them apart. It casts a shadow over Canada and generations to come.