Climate Change

If Oprah Winfrey is willing to plug "Ethical Oil", why stop with the tar sands?

If an “ethical” brand make-over can make our tar sands smell sweet, just imagine how many other profitable (but deadly) industries it can pry open for us.

NASA: it rained so hard the oceans fell

Worldwide rainfall and snowfall were so extreme, in so many places last year, that sea levels fell dramatically. What role did global warming play and where are we headed from here?

Shrinking of Arctic sea ice affecting weather patterns, says new report

"It's not like Las Vegas. What happens in the Arctic doesn't stay in the Arctic.''

Vancouver tosses Greenpeace a 40th birthday party

Environmental activists return to their birthplace with a public party -- on their own "official" day.

Climate activists' stunt puts heat on Environment Canada

Fake press release aimed at embarrassing the Conservative government on its environmental record.

Tzeporah Berman gives pointers to young would-be environmental activists

At the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference, activist Tzeporah Berman met with a downcast Canadian Youth Delegation. Harper’s government had punched far above its weight to ensure a meaningless...

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's stupidest quotes

Gov. Rick Perry's stupidest quotes, and why Canadians should be concerned about the Tea Party's crazy cast of characters.

CO2 Smackdown: volcanoes vs fossil fuels

What's your guess? Do volcanoes or fossil fuels dump more CO2 into our wobbling climate system each year?

BC coal destabilizes our climate more than 126 nations

Nations as diverse as Sweden, Ireland, Morocco, Bangladesh, and Peru emit less climate pollution than BC coal. In fact, 54 nations…

Coal double-standard costs British Columbia's citizens billions

Westshore Terminals, “the busiest single export coal terminal in all of North America” hides in plain sight right next to the Tsawwassen ferry terminal. Last year most of British Columbia’s 25...