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.

 

BC’s natural gas play: a climate charade

Experts now call natural gas the "bridge fuel to nowhere." BC must choose between its expansion of natural gas for export and its own climate credibility.

The Cohen Commission: a report that could save BC's wild salmon

Justice Cohen found that DFO cannot protect wild salmon while promoting farmed salmon

BC pension fund invests in companies contributing to climate change

With time, even the Canadian government will see a price on carbon as more benign than paying the cost of climate change catastrophes.

BC pension fund has deep stake in the timber companies liquidating Vancouver Island forests

Why is bcIMC investing in industrial logging that harms the communities that its pensioners live in?

First Nations lead the way in Victoria protest against pipelines and oil sands

First Nations leaders led the protests of 4,500 people in Victoria on Monday.

“You can’t drink the oil, you can’t eat the money”: First Nations women to the Nobel Women’s Initiative delegation

The Nobel Women's Initiative delegation was surprised to find that the federal government had called First Nation grandmothers "enemies of the state."

Enbridge promises minimum precautions, ignores seismic instability

NGP experts admitted to ignoring a Natural Resources Canada document on seismic instability in Douglas Channel.

US EPA study shows Canadian bitumen still threatens Kalamazoo River following two years of Enbridge cleanup

Two years after a ruptured Enbridge pipeline spilled Canadian bitumen into the Kalamazoo River, the EPA finds Enbridge's cleanup is inadequate.

Highlights from the Joint Review Panel Technical Hearings on Economics

Important moments for those following the proposed Enbridge pipeline debate closely.

A public discussion: Should citizens concerned about climate change consider peaceful civil disobedience?

The 13 citizens arrested for blockading a coal trail in White Rock last May will attend a public discussion on Friday, September 21 at 7:30 at the Central Vancouver Library.