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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.
Dec 10th, 2015
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.
The Canadian Press
Nov 30th, 2015
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.
The Canadian Press
Nov 28th, 2015
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.
Nov 26th, 2015
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.
Nov 8th, 2015
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.
Mar 25th, 2015
"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.
Apr 13th, 2015
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.
Mar 12th, 2015
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.
Jan 9th, 2013
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?
Nov 21st, 2012