“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike.” -John Muir. To every nature-lover there comes a time when the enchantment palls and you wonder why on earth you’re tramping around in 30 degrees heat through clouds of […]
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This piece by Caitlyn Vernon originally appeared in the Georgia Straight. July 19 marks the 25th anniversary of Canada’s Parks Day, an annual event that sees thousands of people across the country celebrating Canada’s parks and protected areas. However here in B.C., despite our magnificent parks system, I’m finding it hard to celebrate. Earlier this year, […]
Last week, I applied to participate in the National Energy Board review of Kinder Morgan’s proposed Trans Mountain pipeline.
This piece by Dr. Colin Campbell, former Sierra Club BC Science Advisor, was originally published November 05, 2013 in the Tyee. At every media opportunity, Premier Christy Clark has been touting the development of a “clean and green” liquified natural gas (LNG) industry. Her government’s messages suggest that LNG production has little environmental impact and provides a […]
New reports by the World Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers warn that the world is on a path to catastrophic global warming. International progress to fight climate change is outpaced by the speed and impacts of global warming.1 The science is clear: despite the lack of international agreements each jurisdiction should seek to reduce emissions as much […]
B.C.’s coastal rainforest is the best carbon storehouse of the province. Other forest lands, too, have great potential as allies in the fight against climate change—if we nurture and maintain their carbon-absorbing capacity.