Sustainability

Vancouver-based social enterprise Plastic Bank wins big at COP21

Vancouver-based social enterprise Plastic Bank won the Sustania award at the COP21 Paris climate talks in Paris.  The award is based on 10 top  sustainability solutions and...
litter, garbage, sustainability, concerts, Pemberton Music Festival

Post-Pemby fest: We can do better at Squamish, say top Canadian musicians

No one wants a repeat of the Pemberton Music Festival in July. “I think the bottled water thing is ridiculous," says Dan Mangan.
Grimes photo by Mac Boucher

Bring Your Own (water) Bottle: a message to music fest-goers

Minimize your environmental impact to maximize good vibes at this year’s Pemberton and Squamish music festivals.
Winning Student

David Thompson Student's Fuel Cell Powers Multiple Science Fair and Essay Honours

Vancouver student Austin Wang took top honours at the DuPont Challenge Science Essay Competition, with his essay titled The Next Sustainable Energy Source-Bacteria. The David Thompson Secondary...

Music and architecture tackle sustainability

Sound Space Architecture, a concert by Vancouver New Music and hosted at UBC's CIRS building explored sustainability in new ways.

New Survey Finds Canadian Financial Giants Not Adequately Addressing Climate Change Risks

Is your pension fund or insurance company a leader or laggard when it comes to avoiding risky bets on the future impacts of climate change? A new survey finds that major Canadian institutional...

Will Harper straighten up at the climate table?

With another round of international climate negotiations opening this week in Warsaw, Poland, and a new poll finding Canadians wanting leadership on the issue, Stephen Harper and his Conservative...

Climate Bombshell: BC Not Reporting a Whopping 3 million Car's Worth of Climate Pollution

The BC provincial government has been throwing around some big numbers and promises with the planned expansion of natural gas operations, but one large number they are not mentioning is the millions...
BC Spot Prawns

From fisher to chef: BC spot prawns are delivered to YEW

While you can buy frozen BC prawns year round, it isn't until May that fresh, wild, BC spot prawns are "in season"...
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