Carrie Saxifrage Feed http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/contributor_content/38 en BC’s Caribou Recovery Plan: do we want caribou as a species to exist? http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/opinion/bc-s-caribou-recovery-plan-do-we-want-caribou-species-exist We need to stop the bleeding and address the underlying problem, which began with disturbances in lower-elevation forests.<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/opinion/bc-s-caribou-recovery-plan-do-we-want-caribou-species-exist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Caribou Caribou Recovery Plan wolves  Wed, 18 Feb 2015 02:39:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 20661 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Canadians are ready for carbon pricing, politicians not so much: experts http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/politics/commentary/canadians-are-ready-carbon-pricing-politicians-not-so-much-experts Politicians remember all too well the lambasting Liberal Party leader Stephane Dion took in 2008 when he proposed a carbon price. But evidence shows that times have changed, and so has Canada. <p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/politics/commentary/canadians-are-ready-carbon-pricing-politicians-not-so-much-experts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary BC Carbon Tax carbon pricing Climate Change David McLaughlin Environics Institute Justin Trudeau Keith Liberal NDP Stephan Harper Thomas Mulcair Thu, 15 Jan 2015 05:55:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 20494 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop First Nations: NEB Kinder Morgan process unconstitutional http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/first-nations-neb-kinder-morgan-process-unconstitutional Squamish Chief Ian Campbell detailed First Nations objections to the NEB's hearings on the Trans Mountain pipeline<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/first-nations-neb-kinder-morgan-process-unconstitutional" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News aboriginal rights and title Chief Ian Campbell constitution Douglas Treaty Kinder Morgan National Energy Board NEB Trans Mountain Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 20268 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop National Energy Board panel’s assurances to Tsawout First Nation ring false http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/opinion/national-energy-board-panel-s-assurances-tsawout-first-nation-ring-false Tsawout Chief Underwood welcomed the NEB panel and elders of his First Nation to the final day of intervener hearings on the Trans Mountain pipeline<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/opinion/national-energy-board-panel-s-assurances-tsawout-first-nation-ring-false" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Claxton Kinder Morgan National Energy Board NEB pipeline reef net fishing Saanich Trans Mountain Tsawout Underwood Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 20269 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop National Energy Board hears First Nations testimony on Kinder Morgan pipeline http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/first-nations-histories-unfold-neb-interveners-explain-roots-opposition-trans-mountain-pipeline National Energy Board concludes 21 days of oral history testimony on the Trans Mountain pipeline, while Squamish Chief Ian Campbell says Crown has failed in constitutional duties.<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/first-nations-histories-unfold-neb-interveners-explain-roots-opposition-trans-mountain-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News aboriginal rights and title Douglas Treaty Kinder Morgan kinder morgan pipeline National Energy Board NEB oral testimony pipeline reef net fishing Saanich First Nation Trans Mountain Trans Mountain Pipeline Tsawout First Nation Sun, 30 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 20256 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop A taste of Burnaby Mountain: mud, climate change, and history in the making http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/taste-burnaby-mountain-mud-climate-change-and-history-making Each day the protest Burnaby Mountain recreates itself. There are consistencies: deep mud, moments of confusion, courage, grace, tears in the eyes and a sense that history is being made.<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/news/taste-burnaby-mountain-mud-climate-change-and-history-making" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Burnaby Mountain civil disobedience Climate Change kinder morgan pipeline oil sands pipeline protest Trans Mountain Pipeline Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 20246 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop The Big Swim: Book titles, covers and more big swimming http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/culture/books/big-swim-book-titles-covers-and-more-big-swimming The summer’s poetry lay in deciding on a cover and title for my climate book The Big Swim while planning a new “big swim” to raise money for a climate adaptation project.<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/culture/books/big-swim-book-titles-covers-and-more-big-swimming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Books Climate Change first time author publishing swimming writing Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:24:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 19596 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Negotiating a book contract: free books and a pony http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/culture/books/negotiating-book-contract-free-books-and-pony These articles on getting published are intended to encourage you with YOUR book by taking you through my ups and downs as a first time author. <p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/culture/books/negotiating-book-contract-free-books-and-pony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Books Climate Change getting published New Society swimming The Big Swim writing Tue, 26 Aug 2014 08:40:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 19568 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Publisher accepts climate book The Big Swim: Sometimes dreams really do come true http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/culture/books/publisher-accepts-climate-book-big-swim-sometimes-dreams-really-do-come-true Sometimes dreams really do come true, like having New Society Publishers accept my climate book for publication. And then what?<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/culture/books/publisher-accepts-climate-book-big-swim-sometimes-dreams-really-do-come-true" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Books Climate Change Elizabeth Kolbert getting published New Society Publishers scrabble Stephen Pacala The Big Swim writing Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:25:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 19465 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop Getting my book on climate change published: Nerves in patterns on a screen http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/culture/books/getting-published-nerves-patterns-screen The emotional landscape of trying to get published surprised me: why was I more anxious about a publisher accepting my manuscript than about it being rejected?<p><a href="http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop/culture/books/getting-published-nerves-patterns-screen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Books getting published Hollyhock Learning Centre Linda Solomon The Big Swim The Writers Studio writing Thu, 17 Jul 2014 07:14:00 +0000 Carrie Saxifrage 19433 at http://vanobs.vanobs03.ct.coop