The federal government finally announced that we are in a climate emergency. The next day, they approved the Trans Mountain tarsands pipeline expansion.
A new statement from the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (UNCERD) has underlined the urgency of immediately suspending construction of the Site C dam.
A special guest blog from Kesia Nagata January 2019 Kesia…
There has been an explosion of media coverage about Indigenous rights and title as a result of the RCMP raid of both the Gitdumden and Unist’ot’en camps. A number of our membership have reached out to us to ask questions. We’ve begun to answer these to the best of our ability.
Sierra Club BC is deeply concerned by the actions threatened by the RCMP to forcibly remove Wet’suwet’en people from their unceded territory, namely the Unist’ot’en and the Gidimt'en who are actively managing their lands and waters.
As Brazil's new president Jair Bolsonaro acted immediately to remove protections for the country's rainforest after taking office this week, Sierra Club BC called for increased protection of globally important rainforests and warned that Vancouver Island’s productive ancient rainforests are being destroyed three times faster than Brazil’s Amazon rainforest.