Barry Saxifrage Feed http://www.vancouverobserver.com/contributor_content/34 en "Carbon tsunami" lead by Enbridge Northern Gateway takes aim at BC http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/carbon-tsunami-lead-enbridge-northern-gateway-takes-aim-bc A flood of mega-carbon projects threaten to quickly turn British Columbia into one of the world's dirtiest economies.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/carbon-tsunami-lead-enbridge-northern-gateway-takes-aim-bc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/carbon-tsunami-lead-enbridge-northern-gateway-takes-aim-bc#comments Climate Snapshot News Wed, 18 Jun 2014 21:25:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 19139 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com BC's tar sands? Thirteen proposed LNG projects equivalent to 13 times current BC emissions http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/thirteen-proposed-lng-projects-equivalent-13-times-current-bc-emissions 'Clean' energy would multiply BC's carbon impact.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/thirteen-proposed-lng-projects-equivalent-13-times-current-bc-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/thirteen-proposed-lng-projects-equivalent-13-times-current-bc-emissions#comments Climate Snapshot Commentary Mon, 09 Jun 2014 23:44:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 19036 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Car Carbon series: cool new animation, plus the jaw-dropping impact it left out http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/car-carbon-series-cool-new-animation-plus-jaw-dropping-impact-it-left-out What weighs sixteen billion pounds yet hides in plain sight?<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/car-carbon-series-cool-new-animation-plus-jaw-dropping-impact-it-left-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/car-carbon-series-cool-new-animation-plus-jaw-dropping-impact-it-left-out#comments Climate Snapshot News Tue, 13 May 2014 08:19:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 18779 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Climate change fuels both California's record drought and "polar vortex" storms http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/climate-change-fuels-both-californias-record-drought-and-polar-vortex-storms How bad is it? Take a look at the satellite images that rattled even the White House…<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/climate-change-fuels-both-californias-record-drought-and-polar-vortex-storms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/climate-change-fuels-both-californias-record-drought-and-polar-vortex-storms#comments Climate Snapshot Commentary Tue, 06 May 2014 20:57:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 18728 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Obama's Keystone XL delay forces Harper into the "choose first" hot seat http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/keystone-xl-delay-ends-pipeline-politics-forcing-harper-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…<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/keystone-xl-delay-ends-pipeline-politics-forcing-harper-choose-first-hot-seat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/keystone-xl-delay-ends-pipeline-politics-forcing-harper-choose-first-hot-seat#comments Climate Snapshot Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:12:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 18595 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com Four charts reveal gigantic climate impact from proposed Kinder Morgan mega-pipeline http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/four-charts-reveal-gigantic-climate-impact-proposed-kinder-morgan-mega Trying to sweep billions of tonnes of climate pollution under the rug requires ever more extreme measures.<p><a href="http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/four-charts-reveal-gigantic-climate-impact-proposed-kinder-morgan-mega" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.vancouverobserver.com/blogs/climatesnapshot/four-charts-reveal-gigantic-climate-impact-proposed-kinder-morgan-mega#comments Climate Snapshot Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:41:00 +0000 Barry Saxifrage 18575 at http://www.vancouverobserver.com 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