co2

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?

Vancouver named greenest city in Canada

Air quality a factor as Economist magazine also gives city second spot in all of North America.

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 green economy creates more jobs than oil sands

Readers of our recent “Big Grab” series on the oil sands might have noticed an interesting pair of statistics concerning jobs in Canada...

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...

Spring forecast: increasingly cloudy...for decades

If you have enjoyed this spring’s monotony of grey, gloomy days, then you are going to just fall in love with the weather we are cooking up for the coming years. The latest climate simulations being...

THE BIG GRAB Part 8: Scoring Own Goals

While most Canadians get serious about cutting climate pollution, our dirtiest province is cranking up pollution so fast that they're wiping out our gains.

THE BIG GRAB Part 7: Silence of the Plans

The Harper government has pledged to cut climate pollution. But its plan only covers 13 per cent of the required cuts -- and oil sands pollution will more than wipe out even that gain.

THE BIG GRAB Part 6: Falling Behind

Canada has fallen steadily behind the U.S. and other countries in maximizing wealth per tonne of climate pollution. That's putting our future prosperity -- and costs -- on the line.