Environment

Heiltsuk take over DFO office to stop herring fishery

"We just say we want this to stop,” tearful 12-year-old Latoya Windsor told DFO officers about the herring fishery, which is set to resume.
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UBC profs vote 62 per cent in favour of fossil fuel divestment

“Students have spoken. Faculty have spoken. It's time for UBC to act,” said forestry professor George Hoberg.

Oil prices could push Alberta into recession: think tank

Oil sands expansion halted, and a new Alberta sales tax proposed to stem economic pain

Harper government reacts to NASA's "hottest year on record" statement

Environment Minister's office defends the Harper government's record on fighting climate change, while slamming the Liberals' and NDP's "job-killing carbon tax."

NASA confirms 2014 hottest on record

"It’s amazing how we continue to see more and more 'hottest years'," says Sierra Club of Canada's John Bennett

Forest certification program is logging industry greenwash: report

“It’s an industry creating its own watchdog. It’s ridiculous that we let the industry tell us they’re good for forestry when it’s just not true,” says ForestEthics campaigner.

Fossil fuel divestment movement grows across post-secondary schools

Students and faculty increasing the pressure for post-secondary institutions to divest.