Climate Change

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Climate change could be responsible for this dolphin-sighting near Victoria

According to experts, this species of dolphin rarely ventures north of California.
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Connecting the dots on the Fort McMurray catastrophe

My sincere condolences go to the tens of thousands of people so profoundly affected by the fires in and around Fort McMurray, Alberta. I do not ever recall such a large population evacuated due to...

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Climate change: Aboriginal leaders tell Trudeau they want seat at the table

VANCOUVER — Indigenous leaders told Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the premiers Wednesday that they want a role in developing climate change policy. "It's like we're standing at the doorway," said...

UBC-Vancouver cuts greenhouse gas emissions 30 per cent

The University of British Columbia’s Vancouver campus reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent in 2015 compared with 2007 levels, the university announced today at the GLOBE 2016...

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...