Environment

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

UBC team spearheads Alberta hydrogen energy project

Pilot project aims to generate clean energy while cutting emissions

This Vancouver landfill could soon heat your home. Should it?

An estimated 485,000 tonnes of carbon-dioxide equivalent are expected to be removed from the atmosphere over the next decade — but what are the limitations of renewable gas?

Study casts doubt on chinook abundance impacting orcas

Other factors may be to blame for lower southern killer whale numbers

Can Nechako River be saved without killing industry?

First Nations say river’s health can be restored without shutting down Rio Tinto smelter

Top five environmental risks for property buyers

Before buying, be aware of the potential for contamination and what you can do about it

Ocean heat waves to decrease salmon catch 26%: study

UBC finds marine heat waves could take big toll on commercial fish catches

BC to plow $260 million into electrification

Increased use of electricity to generate more revenue for BC Hydro, reduce rates

Howe Sound designated a UNESCO biosphere region

A five-year effort in the making has achieved success.

UBCM calls for climate action funding

Program cancelation leaves municipalities without clear future plans

Who has the best climate action plan?

Third-party modelling estimates NDP, Green plans would reduce GDP growth by 6.5% to 7.5%