climate action

Zero emission vehicles, but no plan to get there yet

Province must rapidly transition from gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles to electric and other zero-emission options, warns Pembina's associate regional director.

Thousands rally in Vancouver on eve of global climate change summit in Paris

Gathering coincided with what organizers said were more than 2,000 similar events taking place around the world on the eve of the 21st U.N Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris.

B.C. climate report says hike carbon tax, extend reduction targets to 2050

Climate leadership team concluded the province will fail to meet its 2020 targets and recommends focusing emission-reduction targets for 2030 and 2050.

At the Paris climate talks, cities are a PM’s best friend

The 'World's Greenest City' can light the way for Justin Trudeau as he grapples with the looming dangers posed by climate change.

Vancouver among cities affected by rising sea levels caused by climate change: report

Rising seas will drown huge swathes of Vancouver and endanger hundreds of thousands of residents if global warming continues.
Pandora by Waterhouse with IPCC report and emissions

Pandora's box: dire warnings from world's best climate science

"Widespread" and "unprecedented" changes are already upon us. Failure to act will bring an ever-growing host of miseries.
Canada politics, climate policy, climate action, climate change

"Pollution cannot be free anymore": businesses and unions discuss carbon tax in Quebec

Following the Act on Climate march in Quebec city this Saturday, union organizers, environmentalists and entrepreneurs discuss ways they can come together to create a greener economy in the province.

Paris vs. Copenhagen: global majority now committed to climate action

Copenhagen 2009 ended in failure. The global climate commitment has grown dramatically, but will it be enough heading into Paris 2015? Here's the new landscape.

Australia's "catastrophic" fire risk is the new climate reality

Hotter than hot - this week the Australian Bureau of Meteorology had to extend their temperature scales beyond 50 degrees Celsius.

Getting off the highway to hell

The global threshold of 2oC is now considered the line between dangerous and extremely dangerous climate change. What will it take to avoid this highway to hell?