Environment

Kelowna oncologist wants an energy strategy for Canada based on reality of climate change

Susan Ellard has explored the issues surrounding climate change and found a difference between what you know... and what you think you know.

Mining Minister announces independent review of Imperial Metals' Mount Polley disaster

Mining Minister Bill Bennett pledges to "take responsibility" if his ministry's negligence is found to have contributed to the Mount Polley tailings breach.

What the Site C Dam is really for: an explosion of new fracking wells

Whatever else it's supposed to do, Site C is clearly intended to supply the fracking industry.

Imperial Metals wanted to detoxify Mount Polley tailings, but overlooked underlying problems

The mine was actively trying to find methods to make its tailings safer for the environment. Why didn't it deal with the issue of finding a place to safely discharge its water?