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.

 

"It's Our Future!": Vancouver youth rally to demand that Port of Metro Vancouver say "NO" to coal exports

Students from many different high schools found each other on "Vancouver Youth Say NO to Coal" facebook page

Carrie Saxifrage's introduction to upcoming series on Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal

“Super Natural” British Columbia is a magical place. Ten thousand years ago, people, plants and animals filled in behind retreating glaciers to create a generous land. The ocean lavishly fertilized...

Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline: former ICBC CEO weighs projects' risks

"As soon as I see name-calling or denigration, I ask, ‘What are they trying to hide?’”

Pensions heading off climate cliff

Institutional investors representing trillions of dollars in assets are worried about the impact of climate change on their portfolios.

"Runaway catastrophic climate change" and the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline proposal

My name is Carrie Saxifrage. I am a reporter for the Vancouver Observer which has extensively covered the pipeline proposal on its news website and recently produced the book Extract, Volume 1,...

Association seeks park designation of Wilson Creek to resolve dispute that led to 16 arrests

Seventy nine year old Sechelt elder: "The forest is being treated so terribly."

Potential consequences of civil disobedience on Cortes Island

The tents are down on Cortes Island - for now.

One road to renewable energy, one road to climate instability

The problem with natural gas1, according to Faith Birol, chief economist of the International Energy Agency, is that low gas prices would put renewable projects on the shelf.

Protesters block logging road access on Cortes Island

Cortes Islander goes to the ground to prevent Island Timberlands access.

Cortes Island citizens prepare for logging protests

Island Timberlands states it will start logging Cortes Island this week. Many residents, however, aren't planning to let it happen quietly.