Climate Change

Liberals toughen up pipeline review process

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government will extend the reviews of two major proposed pipeline projects by several months and appoint new members to the National Energy Board as part of a larger...

Climate activists lock themselves to door of Vancouver National Energy Board office

Some 25 activists led by 350Vancouver marched through the downtown core up to the regional office of the National Energy Board, where they presented a “People’s Injunction” notice. The...

Climate change could cut First Nations fisheries’ catch in half

First Nations fisheries’ catch could decline by nearly 50 per cent by 2050, according to a new study examining the threat of climate change to the food and economic security of indigenous communities...

Climate change-caused droughts take toll on global crops

Drought and extreme heat slashed global cereal harvests between 1964 and 2007 – and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in North America, Europe and Australasia, according to a new...
Soil: Don’t treat it like dirt

Soil: Don’t treat it like dirt

Soil keeps us alive and regulates the climate. Let’s give it the respect it deserves.
Syrian refugees, refugee crisis,

Facing the refugee and climate crisis at a train station in Austria

Instead of acting like a reluctant government official, I become more engaged, more aware. Too much caution in the face of this crisis could hurt innocent families.

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.