Carrie Saxifrage

Carrie Saxifrage is the author of The Big Swim, a collection of nonfiction stories centered on community in the age of climate change to be released in February by New Society Books.  Ruth Ozeki has called The Big Swim, "utterly delightful - a laugh out-loud, moving book I will share with people everywhere I go."  Carrie Saxifrage was the Sustainability Reporter for The Vancouver Observer for four years, before moving on to a career as a book writer.

 

"The Big Swim" will be published in February, 2015.

Getting my book on climate change published: Nerves in patterns on a screen

The emotional landscape of trying to get published surprised me: why was I more anxious about a publisher accepting my manuscript than about it being rejected?
Books beget books beget books

I got a book contract! And I bet you can, too.

A lot of friendship and mentoring went into "The Big Swim," which will be published by New Society Publishers in February, 2015.

Why did union reps mislead the public in their controversial op-ed on the Fraser Surrey Docks coal terminal proposal?

China doesn't see a future in coal generated electricity and this is reshaping the global market.

UBC Students Prepare for Saturday's Climate Rally

UBC Forestry student Cohen Hocking takes hope from how quickly his parents changed their mind on climate and pipelines. "I'm hopeful that broad change can happen fast," he said.

Carbon Talks: is climate change the elephant in the room for BC's LNG?

Some are skeptical of provincial and gas industry claims that B.C. must be flexible in its own climate goals to benefit global climate efforts.

Hundreds protest against Port Metro Vancouver for closed door decision making” on proposed coal port

"Why do want to escalate health care costs and give asthma to our children for a few jobs?" a physician at the rally asked.

Is Port’s expansion of coal infrastructure a high-risk gamble?

Land use plan gives rare chance for public input

How green is "greenest city's" pension plan? City of Vancouver staff recommends council action on city investments

City pension fund invested in companies including Enbridge, KinderMorgan, Transcanada, China Coal Energy and Arch Coal, as well as tobacco and armament corporations.

Hundreds gather for Stand Up for Science Rally in Vancouver

Hundreds of people and a call to strengthen democracy with strong support for basic science research and unfettered communication

Why Stand Up For Science?

Scientists invite their supporters to "Stand up for science" at a rally September 16 at the Vancouver Art Gallery from 11 to 1. What does Harper have against basic science research?