The provincial government quietly updated its greenhouse gas inventory on the eve of the December holiday season, showing that emissions were higher in 2015 than in 2010 and have risen in four of the last five years.
BC is at a crossroads. The choice our government makes on the Site C dam will impact our energy future and our hydro bills for generations to come. We can't afford Site C and with the BCUC finally reviewing the project, the government has an opportunity to choose a different path. But will they take it?
#OctoberOutdoors is a fun way to get you, your family, and your friends outside every day for the month of October while raising funds for the big picture work that Sierra Club BC is doing to defend nature and confront climate change.
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’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.
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.