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Everything you need to know about the net-zero housing revolution
Six questions for a B.C. net-zero home builder and environmental consultant.
Jul 24th, 2015
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.
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Jul 23rd, 2015
How to thrive in a Vancouver drought
Locals who have the good sense to use their grey water or captured rain water to keep their gardens green and lush may have to post a sign explaining their environmentally savvy system to watering...
Jul 22nd, 2015
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.
Jul 21st, 2015
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.
Jul 20th, 2015
At 91, Elsie Dean remains an active elder of B.C.'s political activist community
With the stakes so high, it is important to honour the elders who have set examples of relentless, joyful struggle.
Jul 8th, 2015
How can we fix the looming water crisis?
Water scarcity is already a huge problem in the world. According to a 2014 report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, approximately one in nine people around the world lack access to safe,...
Jun 26th, 2015
Oil companies are the real radicals, says Jane Fonda
Academy Award-winner Jane Fonda tells Vancouver Observer what she thinks about the tar sands.
Jun 12th, 2015
Natural Gas Minister, Grand Chief at odds on First Nations support of LNG project
'Virtually all' First Nations are on board with LNG project, says Coleman, but B.C.'s Grand Chief disagrees.
Jun 12th, 2015
B.C. wants feds to stay out of environmental assessment for Fraser River LNG project
'This is all going to impact one of the world's greatest salmon rivers in probably its most sensitive part,' says MP and fisheries and oceans critic Fin Donnelly.
Jun 10th, 2015