Are we letting Teck sacrifice the future of the Elk River to centuries of toxic coal mining pollution? To find out, we hosted a conversation between community leaders, ecologists, activists and policy makers on pollution and water protection in the southern Rockies.
Sierra Club BC traveled to Ottawa this week to present to the Transport Committee about Bill C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act for BC’s north coast. We commended the government for the ban - and suggested ways that it could be strengthened further.
Sierra Club BC commends the agreement between provincial, federal, and First Nations governments to work together to create a National Park Reserve in the South Okanagan.
Sierra Club BC supports the provincial government’s ban on the trophy hunting of grizzly bears and all grizzly bear hunting in the Great Bear Rainforest, where this brings provincial policy in line with Indigenous law.
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.