Barry Saxifrage

Barry Saxifrage researches, charts and writes about the latest climate change information for the Vancouver Observer and other publications. Much of his work can be found on his website, Visual Carbon.



"Carbon tsunami" lead by Enbridge Northern Gateway takes aim at BC

A flood of mega-carbon projects threaten to quickly turn British Columbia into one of the world's dirtiest economies.

Car Carbon series: cool new animation, plus the jaw-dropping impact it left out

What weighs sixteen billion pounds yet hides in plain sight?

Climate change fuels both California's record drought and "polar vortex" storms

How bad is it? Take a look at the satellite images that rattled even the White House…

Obama's Keystone XL delay forces Harper into the "choose first" hot seat

Sudden role reversal leaves Obama watching and Harper in the lose-lose hot seat. Maybe that was the plan all along…

Four charts reveal gigantic climate impact from proposed Kinder Morgan mega-pipeline

Trying to sweep billions of tonnes of climate pollution under the rug requires ever more extreme measures.

Climate fail. Surging fossil fuels are leaving renewable energy far, far behind.

The climate implications are growing so dire that even major fossil fuel companies are starting to call for a price on carbon.

Fracking in America kills off clean energy, leading to higher emissions: EIA report

US government says that higher natural gas production leads to higher CO2 emissions.

BP calls for global carbon price to avoid the "worst impacts of climate change"

Preserving a safe climate is "increasingly unlikely" without a major shift in climate policies.