Environment

Covering a full range of environmental and sustainability issues in Vancouver, British Columbia and Canada as a whole

Petrochemical company invests in BC plastic recycler

Following Merlin Plastics expansion, B.C. will ship back almost as much plastic as it consumes

Don’t forget climate change in pandemic, federal minister warns

“At the end of the day, the issue is carbon.”

Wilkinson orders federal review of Teck's Castle coal project

Federal Environment minister cites public concern over pollution, impacts on treaty rights for decision

Signs of climate change in ocean depths off Vancouver Island

It’s been one discovery after another for Canadian scientists exploring the ocean depths a few hundred kilometres off the coast of Vancouver Island. On expeditions in 2018 and 2019, researchers...

B.C. carbon tax ineffective: CERI

Quebec's cap-and-trade more effective than B.C. carbon tax, CERI finds

Province initiates Tulsequah mine cleanup

Government report estimates remediating defunct mine at $65 million

B.C. risks ‘carbon leakage’ without business incentives: business council

Tax, regulatory, carbon offset and capture regimes not competitive globally: report

Lessons learned from the Mount Polley disaster

Concerns persist over mines’ wet tailings ponds

Remediating Mount Polley: tailings pond disaster, six years on

Imperial Metals’ multi-year restoration saga in the wake of the 2014 Mount Polley tailings dam rupture

B.C. GHG emissions spiked up in 2018

GHG emissions data for 2018 underscore challenge of meeting reduction targets