Environment

Public relatively uninformed about climate policies—and maybe that’s okay: SFU study

According to a new study authored by a trio of Simon Fraser University researchers, British Columbians know little about climate policies and their likely effectiveness.

COPE’s Meena Wong proposes $30 monthly public transit program

Mayoral candidate Meena Wong proposed a universal transit program to each Vancouverite for “a dollar a day."

Energy East to ignite pan-Canadian battle over Alberta’s oil sands

Oil analysts predict a smoother approval for the Energy East versus Northern Gateway or Keystone XL, even as protests over the $12-billion project heat up in Eastern Canada

Cambodian journalist shot dead while investigating illegal logging

Taing Try was with five other journalists looking into illegal logging research when he was shot in his car.

Vancouver ideal global spot to witness 'blood moon' lunar eclipse

H.R. Macmillan Space Centre in Vancouver hosting a "pre-party" at 7pm Tuesday night.

BC’s LNG race is uneconomic and dangerous: Andrew Nikiforuk

"You need a public inquiry [on LNG]. You need to slow down and rethink this whole thing,” urges investigative journalist Andrew Nikiforuk

Climate change devouring forest at alarming rate

A forest pest is doubling in size each year, expanding beyond its historic range and threatening to spread across the vast boreal forest, but it’s not the British Columbia mountain pine beetle.