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Alice Xu - Kids for Climate Action - Jacqueline Lee Tam

‘Climate Action’ kids urge end to Fraser Surrey coal exports

"The Fraser Surrey Coal Exports Expansion....is almost like a manslaughter of our 2020 Greenest City goals," said teenager Alice Xu.
Rising Tide at Port Metro Vancouver offices

Coal protest at Port of Vancouver offices gets ugly

Things turned violent when a  handful of members of environmental activist group Rising Tide  arrived at Canada Place this morning dressed as Santa  and walked into Port of...

Ontario cuts coal, while BC looks for more

It may be the industrial heartland of Canada, but Ontario took a major step forward this week by announcing all its coal fired generating plants would shut down, while in ‘super natural” BC the...

Kinder Morgan abandoning coal plan: looking for new sites in Pacific Northwest

Decision by Kinder Morgan to abandon Oregon coal shipment proposal could mean more coal trains to Canada

British Columbia set to export mega amounts of carbon dioxide. Is that a plan?

On BC's current trajectory, its climate legacy to the world will not be as a leader in a new, low-carbon society, but as one of the most entrenched exporters of globally destructive fossil-fuels.

City of Vancouver takes leadership on coal: highlights of yesterday’s hearing

Three business representatives and three climate stability advocates faced off before the Vancouver City Council to comment on the motion that City staff “report back on a bylaw to prevent...

Battle over coal heats up in Metro Vancouver

Maureen Coroliuc has firsthand experience of the impact uncovered coal trains rumbling past her White Rock tea shop can have. “It’s a dark black dust. Dust is usually brown. Ours is black, a dirty,...

Premier Clark at LNG conference: BC will not be undersold

Premier Clark’s sense of urgency at the BC Province's LNG conference was similar to that of climate stability advocates – except that hers is for rapid deployment of the LNG industry. This is a...

"It's Our Future!": Vancouver youth rally to demand that Port of Metro Vancouver say "NO" to coal exports

Students from many different high schools found each other on "Vancouver Youth Say NO to Coal" facebook page