Barry Saxifrage Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/34 en Climate fail. Surging fossil fuels are leaving renewable energy far, far behind. http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/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.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/climate-fail-surging-fossil-fuels-are-leaving-renewable-energy-far-far-behind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/climate-fail-surging-fossil-fuels-are-leaving-renewable-energy-far-far-behind#comments Climate Snapshot Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:44:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 18510 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Twenty one ways America would destroy a safe climate -- and one way they won't: US govt. report http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/twenty-one-ways-america-would-destroy-safe-climate-and-one-way-they-wont-us Hint: we already do it here in BC...<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/twenty-one-ways-america-would-destroy-safe-climate-and-one-way-they-wont-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/twenty-one-ways-america-would-destroy-safe-climate-and-one-way-they-wont-us#comments Climate Snapshot Sat, 05 Apr 2014 02:11:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 18431 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Fracking in America kills off clean energy, leading to higher emissions: EIA report http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/fracking-america-kills-clean-energy-leading-higher-emissions-eia-report US government says that higher natural gas production leads to higher CO2 emissions.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/fracking-america-kills-clean-energy-leading-higher-emissions-eia-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/fracking-america-kills-clean-energy-leading-higher-emissions-eia-report#comments Climate Snapshot News environment LNG Sat, 29 Mar 2014 02:17:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 18361 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com BP calls for global carbon price to avoid the "worst impacts of climate change" http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/bp-calls-global-carbon-price-avoid-worst-impacts-climate-change Preserving a safe climate is "increasingly unlikely" without a major shift in climate policies.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/bp-calls-global-carbon-price-avoid-worst-impacts-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/bp-calls-global-carbon-price-avoid-worst-impacts-climate-change#comments Climate Snapshot Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:30:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 18297 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Stuck on climate broil: ratio of fossil fuels to renewables unchanged in twenty five years. Now what? http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/stuck-climate-broil-ratio-fossil-fuels-renewables-unchanged-twenty-five-years Climate battle being lost as renewable energy fails to dent fossil fuel dominance.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/stuck-climate-broil-ratio-fossil-fuels-renewables-unchanged-twenty-five-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/stuck-climate-broil-ratio-fossil-fuels-renewables-unchanged-twenty-five-years#comments Climate Snapshot Tue, 18 Mar 2014 00:49:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 18244 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com US State Dept expects massive climate failure from President Obama, America and world http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/us-state-dept-expects-massive-climate-failure-president-obama-america-and Secretary Kerry says US is "committed to doing its part" to fight climate crisis, but his own department's report expects only failure.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/us-state-dept-expects-massive-climate-failure-president-obama-america-and" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/us-state-dept-expects-massive-climate-failure-president-obama-america-and#comments Climate Snapshot Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:57:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 18178 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Back to square one for Keystone XL decision as major error uncovered in State Dept report http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/back-square-one-keystone-xl-decision-major-error-uncovered-state-dept-report Is approving Keystone XL compatible with America's climate goals? Amazingly the latest US State Dept report didn't bother to find out.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/back-square-one-keystone-xl-decision-major-error-uncovered-state-dept-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/back-square-one-keystone-xl-decision-major-error-uncovered-state-dept-report#comments Climate Snapshot News Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:54:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 17972 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Tar Secret #6: Oilsands pay one dime per barrel for their climate pollution http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/tar-secret-6-oilsands-pay-one-dime-barrel-their-climate-pollution BC charges its oil and gas industry thirty times more.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/tar-secret-6-oilsands-pay-one-dime-barrel-their-climate-pollution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/tar-secret-6-oilsands-pay-one-dime-barrel-their-climate-pollution#comments Climate Snapshot Thu, 16 Jan 2014 02:42:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 17574 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Unconventional oil and gas will fry climate: ExxonMobil report http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/unconventional-oil-and-gas-will-fry-climate-exxonmobil-report Here's the "devastating" climate reality they left out... <p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/unconventional-oil-and-gas-will-fry-climate-exxonmobil-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/unconventional-oil-and-gas-will-fry-climate-exxonmobil-report#comments Climate Snapshot Mon, 06 Jan 2014 00:30:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 17483 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Climate pollution: 140 nations vs Alberta's tar sands http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/climate-pollution-140-nations-vs-albertas-tar-sands Which one has the bigger climate impact…and for how long?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/climate-pollution-140-nations-vs-albertas-tar-sands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/climate-pollution-140-nations-vs-albertas-tar-sands#comments Climate Snapshot Environment Fri, 22 Nov 2013 02:32:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 17088 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com