New independent report commissioned by Sierra Club BC shows that governments can mitigate climate related disasters like flooding, droughts, and fires by protecting and restoring intact forests.
The report reveals that the gap to B.C.’s legislated 2030 target has increased significantly, and that oil and gas sectors now emit more climate pollution than all other industries in the province combined.
Letter addressed to Dr. Bonnie Henry urges B.C.’s Provincial Health Officer to prioritize the health of Wet’suwet’en peoples and respect their ask to shut down work camps due to increasing COVID-19 concerns.
The province of British Columbia has missed its own deadline to complete the CleanBC plan, another in a long string of broken promises on climate action.
Sierra Club BC & Kwakwaka’wakw hereditary chiefs are standing in solidarity with Mike Maquinna, the Council of Chiefs of Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation and with affected communities of Tsaxana and Gold River.
Sierra Club BC and a hereditary leader from the Kwagu'ł nation react to the independent old-growth panel report and initial steps being taken by the B.C. government to protect some of province’s last remaining old-growth forest and a number of big trees.