Climate Change

Defend Our Climate rallies underway across Canada

Communities across Canada are organizing rallies today to send a message to Ottawa about climate change.

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.

Why UN climate talks are doomed to fail

The UN is an incremental bureaucracy. This is exactly why the UN climate talks as they are now are doomed to fail.

Some Filipinos blame politics and industry for monster typhoon

As the world turns its eyes on the Philippines after the worst recorded typhoon in history ravaged through the country, Filipinos are pointing fingers at the Harper government for creating the...

How can we build an energy bridge to the future?

The oil sands. That’s the picture we are looking at today, more toxic pollution, more foreign control, more climate damage. But is it the picture of tomorrow?

Will Harper straighten up at the climate table?

With another round of international climate negotiations opening this week in Warsaw, Poland, and a new poll finding Canadians wanting leadership on the issue, Stephen Harper and his Conservative...

Big Bucks for Foreign Oil or a Safe & Stable Future for Canada?

Just this morning, BC Premier Christy Clark and Alberta Premier Allison Redford have announced that they have penned a deal to ram a pipeline from Northern Alberta's oil sands fields to the...

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.

Carbon Budget Crunch

When the carbon budget crunch inevitably comes, what’s going to go first?