climate

Oil and gas industry resists new oil sands emissions standards, claims opposition is "ideological"

New documents released through Access to Information legislation show the oil and gas industry resisting strengthened emissions standards in Alberta.
Carbon Bubble from The Carbon Tracker Initiative's report Unburnable Carbon

Canada’s fossil fuels a risky investment: Global Carbon Budget

What does the global 'carbon budget' mean for Canada? Senior economist with the CCPA Marc Lee explains a significant portion of Canada's carbon reserves will have to remain in the ground.

BC Election: BC's most valuable resources on the line

This BC election will you vote to protect the environment?

Arctic madness

Are we so blinded by our fossil fuel addiction that no-one can see that getting excited about a melting Arctic because you can mine it is suicidal?

Read the Science - The forests of planet ocean

Since I’ve moved to Canada, I’ve learnt a lot about salmon and it’s a pretty tough gig from what I can tell. Everyone wants to eat you along the way (including humans like me – yum!) and evolution...

How does your wind farm grow?

How Does Your Wind Farm Grow? Calculating what the global saturation point for wind energy would be and if we can generate enough wind power to power half the globe.

Enbridge oilsands pipeline's economic damage could exceed $100 billion

Enbridge’s proposed BC pipeline would unleash billion of tonnes of CO2 into our destabilizing climate. Resulting economic damages from the climate pollution could be hundreds of billions of dollars.

All the oil pumped down Enbridge's North B.C. pipeline will be spilled

Every gallon of tar sands crude that Enbridge wants to pump down its proposed BC pipeline will be effectively spilled -- into the atmosphere.

Rain City

The rain returns. We can either cower under our umbrellas, or embrace one of the defining features of our city.

Spring funk won't last; normal summer temperatures for Canada

TORONTO -- Mother Nature is planning to give Canadians a reprieve from the cool, soggy spring weather that's blanket most of the country -- she just might do it in unorthodox ways, the Weather...