Climate Change

One of the first net-zero homes in B.C. has earned much press, awards.

B.C. needs 'net-zero' building revolution to combat climate change

Without tighter building policies, the B.C. government may struggle to meet its climate change goals.
Vancouver, traffic, congestion, climate change, Climate Action Plan

Now is the time to tell Christy Clark you want a climate action plan with teeth

When it comes to cutting pollution, British Columbia has been resting on its laurels. The current government froze the carbon tax in 2013, and moved climate leadership to the back burner.
Kelowna wildfire, July 2015. Canadian Press photo

Premier Clark fears raging wildfires new norm, blames climate change

Prime Minister Harper is expected to join Clark in her home riding of Kelowna this afternoon.
Fishing photo by Heath Alseike/Creative Commons

Province clamps down on recreational fishing due to suffering fish stocks

Increased water temperatures and low water levels has moved the B.C. government to ban angling in many areas of the province.
Mayors have audience with Pope Francis

Vancouver mayor energized by Vatican climate conference

"It's a huge honour to be invited into the Vatican, into the Pope's presence and have the most important political issues of our time addressed by such a key faith leader," said Robertson.
Global warming illustration (Creative Commons)

Province seeking public input on climate action plan

The public will have two opportunities over the next six months to speak up about new climate policies in B.C.
B.C. Government image shows south coast as extremely dry.

B.C. upgrades drought status to max level for Lower Fraser, south coast

If conditions worsen the province may temporarily suspend water usage and water licences in affected watersheds.
Sockeye salmon spawning in Adams River. CP photo

Record warm temperatures to have years-long effect on B.C. salmon stocks

Warmer coastal temperatures have created a depleted food web similar to the one that exists off California.
Fraser Surrey docks

Fraser Surrey docks: a stranded asset in the making?

Could investments in the Surrey Fraser Docks (SFD) coal port expansion be wasted capital? Is projected future demand for US coal just a mirage? In spite of poor project economics, structural decline...
Christy Clark, Pope Francis

If the Pope gets climate change, why can't we?

Raffi urges Premier Clark to heed the Pope’s message on climate change.