Climate Change

Trade mission to China focuses on clean energy and cultural ties

NEWS RELEASE from Office of the Premier and Ministry of International Trade VANCOUVER - Supplying China's growing demand for clean energy technology and celebrating British Columbia's...
Sandy Garossino, Vancouver Observer, National Observer

Sandy Garossino new associate editor at National Observer

Since August, her columns have attracted enormous attention. We can take a hint.
Author and Scientist Alejandro Frid.  Photo by Gail Lotenberg.

Scientist Alejandro Frid's Book Tackles Climate Change Wisely

New book by Scientist Alejandro Frid explores new ways of thinking about climate change.

The Ingenious Tim Flannery Takes on Our Inevitable Climate Crisis in his New Book

Best -selling author and scientist Tim Flannery's latest book, "Atmosphere of Change: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis" changes the conversation about our climate future.

New VIFF picks including a shattering Holocaust drama and some climate change optimism

Hungary’s Son of Saul, Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything, BC’s Charlotte’s Song and Albert Mayles’ last one, In Transit

Food security is a political issue

Access to healthy and affordable food is one of the most basic things we need to ensure a safe and productive society. The right to food deserves to be an election issue.

Pipeline battle could set tone for future government, aboriginal relations

VANCOUVER — First Nations fighting to block the Northern Gateway pipeline project say a long-awaited court hearing that began Thursday will set the tone for aboriginal relations with the next federal...
Franke James speaks to BCCLA

Repression-proof artist, Franke James, celebrated by BCCLA

Franke James shows eight years of her artwork about fighting the environment and freedom of expression.

Canada's provinces surge towards green power future...and leave Harper in the dirt

Canada's provinces pumped a whopping $10.9 billion into renewable energy last year - and added nearly 27,000 jobs - heralding a nationwide green revolution.
wildfire, forest firefighters. Photo by Aaron Williams

WILDFIRE-FIGHTING: Truths learned on the frontline of an adrenaline-fueled job

Wildfires consume media attention at this time of year but much of the day-to-day realities of fire-fighting is overlooked.