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Paris climate conference
Conservative politics, business and COP21
Businesses and their liberal allies surge towards a greener future after Paris...but conservatives risk being left in the dust.
Dec 16th, 2015
Zero emission vehicles, but no plan to get there yet
Province must rapidly transition from gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles to electric and other zero-emission options, warns Pembina's associate regional director.
Dec 10th, 2015
B.C. is home to a green building renaissance
Mapping out the clean economy as a new, green, civilization slowly dawns.
Karen Tam Wu
Dec 4th, 2015
Thousands rally in Vancouver on eve of global climate change summit in Paris
Gathering coincided with what organizers said were more than 2,000 similar events taking place around the world on the eve of the 21st U.N Framework Convention on Climate Change in Paris.
The Canadian Press
Nov 30th, 2015
LNG could spell disaster for B.C's climate plans from the get-go
If B.C. builds any of its proposed LNG plants, it's game over for that province's climate targets as yet more greenhouse gases spill into the atmosphere.
Nov 27th, 2015
Vancouver among cities affected by rising sea levels caused by climate change: report
Rising seas will drown huge swathes of Vancouver and endanger hundreds of thousands of residents if global warming continues.
Nov 8th, 2015
Fossil fuels bite the dust as demand nosedives
Conventional fossil fuel industry predictions fail to see accelerating moves towards full decarbonisation of the global economy.
Oct 23rd, 2015
Vancouver mayor gets U.S. State Department invite to talk climate change action
Mayor Roberston decries Canada's lack of action ahead of Paris talks as a "great disappointment."
The Canadian Press
Oct 5th, 2015
Pandora's box: dire warnings from world's best climate science
"Widespread" and "unprecedented" changes are already upon us. Failure to act will bring an ever-growing host of miseries.
Mar 25th, 2015
Paris vs. Copenhagen: global majority now committed to climate action
Copenhagen 2009 ended in failure. The global climate commitment has grown dramatically, but will it be enough heading into Paris 2015? Here's the new landscape.
Mar 12th, 2015