B.C. Supreme Court hands down precedent-setting ruling on climate accountability case brought by environmental groups
The court ruled that the reporting requirements of B.C.’s climate law, including the provision to report on plans to reach climate targets, are enforceable by the court.
Latest B.C. climate accountability report shows the province is set to miss key climate targets in 2025 and 2030
The report is also missing information about how the province plans to meet its longer-term targets, as well as those tied to emissions in the oil & gas sector.
Species-at-risk Recovery in BC: An Audit of Federal and Provincial Actions
This independent report highlights the legal gaps driving biodiversity loss and extinction in BC... and how a biodiversity law co-developed with Indigenous Nations can help fix this.
Sierra Club BC extremely concerned about lack of provincial transparency on old-growth promises
Yesterday’s B.C. government old-growth announcement didn’t offer an update on progress for deferrals across the 2.6 million hectares of the most at-risk old-growth forests in B.C. The last provincial update from April 2022 showed that only about 40% of these most at-risk stands had been deferred.
BC closer to protecting critical bear den habitat
Sierra Club BC campaigner and bear biologist praise the tabling of bear den protection bill in B.C. Legislative Assembly.
Sierra Club BC and Ecojustice in court to call for accountability on climate plans from the B.C. government
Sierra Club BC, represented by Ecojustice, is suing the B.C. government for failing to report on whether its climate plans will achieve several key emissions targets.