http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/KM-panel-report-release-horizontal.jpg 340 800 Sierra Club http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/SC-BC_Logo_Horiz-White.png Sierra Club2016-11-02 05:00:272016-11-03 16:31:00Band-Aid panel report can’t salvage flawed Kinder Morgan pipeline review
Sierra Club BC, Environmental Defence and Équiterre sent briefings to all MPs outlining the flaws that plagued the NEB review of Kinder Morgan.
http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Bella-Bella_credit_Alan_Vernon_Flickr_Creative_Commons.jpg 533 800 Sierra Club http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/SC-BC_Logo_Horiz-White.png Sierra Club2016-10-20 12:51:482016-10-20 13:04:22Solidarity with Heiltsuk Nation
Late last week the Nathan E Stewart ran aground in Heiltsuk First Nation traditional territorial waters releasing huge amounts of diesel oil into the water forcing an emergency closure of the Heiltsuk Nation’s seafood beds.
http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/MiningWatch.jpg 279 485 Sierra Club http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/SC-BC_Logo_Horiz-White.png Sierra Club2016-10-18 10:36:572016-10-20 12:49:28MiningWatch Canada Files Charges
MiningWatch Canada filed a private prosecution against the B.C. government and the Mount Polley Mining Corporation for violations of the federal Fisheries Act.
http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/A.S.Wright-ilcp-gbr-rave-web-jpegs10.jpeg 803 1200 Sierra Club http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/SC-BC_Logo_Horiz-White.png Sierra Club2016-10-05 16:24:282016-10-05 16:27:57B.C. Groups Win Prestigious Buckminster Fuller Design Award for Role in Safeguarding Great Bear Rainforest
British Columbia’s Rainforest Solutions Project (a project of Tides Canada) with member groups Greenpeace, Stand.earth and Sierra Club BC has won the Buckminster Fuller Institute’s (BFI) Fuller Challenge Award for their role in crafting and implementing solutions for the recently finalized Great Bear Rainforest Agreements.
http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Salmon1.jpg 628 1200 Sierra Club http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/SC-BC_Logo_Horiz-White.png Sierra Club2016-09-27 19:02:132016-10-03 12:05:50Statement: Today's Petronas approval a betrayal of salmon and climate
Sierra Club BC released the following statement from campaigns director Caitlyn Vernon in response to the announcement by the federal government that it has approved the Petronas fracked gas plant: "Today is a terrible day for anyone who cares about salmon and the future of our climate. The math is simple: we can’t keep expanding fossil fuel extraction and expect to pass on a livable world to our children and generations yet unborn."
http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/big-tree-trunks-light_Jens-Wieting.jpg 1067 1600 Sierra Club http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/SC-BC_Logo_Horiz-White.png Sierra Club2016-09-09 05:30:302016-09-09 16:38:26Great Bear Rainforest Agreement partners receive Sierra Club US’s 2016 EarthCare Award
First Nations governments, the B.C. government and a group of environmental organizations and forestry companies will tomorrow receive the 2016 EarthCare Award from Sierra Club US.
http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Amazon_Manaus_forest_CreativeCommons.jpg 415 964 Sierra Club http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/SC-BC_Logo_Horiz-White.png Sierra Club2016-09-07 09:51:402016-09-07 09:51:40On Eve of Enforcement Trial, Canada's Civil Society Calls for Chevron's Assets To Be Frozen So Ecuador Judgment Can Be Paid
Some of Canada's largest environmental, labor and civil society organizations have now joined the growing international community demanding that Chevron clean up its toxic waste in the Ecuadorian Amazon and cease selling its assets in Canada while a debt collection action proceeds to force the company to comply with its US $10 billion liability to the people of Ecuador.
http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/3_TW_ClimatePlanResponse_GHGs-2.jpg 512 1024 Sierra Club http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/SC-BC_Logo_Horiz-White.png Sierra Club2016-08-19 14:32:232016-08-22 15:00:52B.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.
http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Dam-Broken-Courtesy-of-Fair-Mining-Collaborative.jpg 412 619 Sierra Club http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/SC-BC_Logo_Horiz-White.png Sierra Club2016-08-04 05:45:422016-08-03 15:16:43Report: 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.
http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Garth-Lenz-after-clearcutting.jpg 273 826 Sierra Club http://sierraclub.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/SC-BC_Logo_Horiz-White.png Sierra Club2016-07-29 11:03:492016-07-29 13:12:34Site 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.