In January, the Real Estate Foundation of B.C. released the results of public opinion research it conducted into British Columbians’ attitudes and priorities about sustainable land use. The results were extremely interesting and offer a number of causes for optimism in these often discouraging times.
On February 6, sixteen MLAs across the province received a visit from concerned constituents. More than a hundred people showed up to their constituency offices to deliver a letter signed by 20,000+ BC residents calling for the protection of the last intact stands of unprotected old-growth on Vancouver Island and endangered old-growth forests across the province.
Here in “Super, Natural B.C.,” we often celebrate our biological richness and spectacular landscapes. Many of us hang on to the belief that things are not so bad in our neck of the woods, despite the fact that 1,900 B.C. species are at risk of disappearing.
We are pleased to invite you to join Sierra Club BC as we participate in the GVAT potluck series.
Together with concerned local residents, representatives of Sierra Club BC and Leadnow today delivered a letter signed by more than 20,000 B.C. residents to government MLA offices across B.C.
B.C.’s hidden and uncounted forest emissions in 2017 and 2018 will be three times higher than the province’s total officially reported emissions, warns Sierra Club BC.
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.
On February 6, we’re delivering a letter from 15,000 people to MLAs across the province to show there’s broad support for protecting old-growth forests.
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The latest B.C. carbon pollution data, quietly released in December, show that provincial emissions were higher in 2016 than in 2015. Sierra Club BC is warning that despite rhetoric about climate action, this means B.C.’s climate pollution increased in five of the six years between 2011 and 2016.
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.