B.C.'s climate fraud: A Trojan horse for destructive LNG pipedreams

B.C.’s so-called climate plan is a fraud. It borders on a criminal betrayal of the health and welfare of future generations and the natural world. A credible plan would act decisively to rapidly reduce the extraction, export and use of fossil fuels.
Mt Polley Dam Broken
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Report: Government failure to adequately address tailings pond issues exposes environment and British Columbians to continued serious risk of Mt Polley-type failures  

A report prepared for Sierra Club BC shows there is an ongoing and serious risk of tailings storage facility failures, highlighting the fundamental inadequacy of the B.C. government’s response to date.

Site C betrayal: Federal government sides against First Nations, science, endangered species, food security

The federal government’s approval of construction permits for the $9 billion Site C megaproject is a cowardly betrayal, says Sierra Club BC.
Kalamazoo River tar sands oil spill
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On Anniversary of Kalamazoo Pipeline Disaster, Survivor/BC Groups Urge “Don’t Let It Happen Here.”

Six years after the disastrous spill of diluted bitumen into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River, environmental groups joined a survivor of the spill in urging British Columbians to protect their communities and reject the Kinder Morgan pipeline.
The blue-listed Western Toad. Photo by Jon Nelson. Published under CC BY 2.0
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Judicial review launched against unlawful Site C approvals

Ministry emails show that officials deliberately and knowingly disregarded the statutory permitting process and gave BC Hydro an “exemption from prosecution” as a shortcut to avoid delays in the construction schedule.
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Vancouver Island old-growth logging rate will lead to collapse

Sierra Club BC warns that high and increasing old-growth logging rates on Vancouver Island will lead to an ecological and economic collapse unless the B.C. government changes course.

Statement: Federal court overturns Enbridge approval

The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned federal approval of Enbridge's Northern Gateway pipeline and tankers project. Read what campaigns director, Caitlyn Vernon had to say about the decision.