Environment

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

Lisa von Sturmer

Forty Under 40 winner, 2019; CEO, Growing City, Age 37

SCRD directors reluctantly pursue $53-million Site B reservoir option

If approved, it would be the largest and most expensive infrastructure project the Sunshine Coast Regional District (SCRD) has every tackled. Directors voted Nov. 21 for further investigation into...

British Columbians unprepared for big power outages

60% not ready for outages; half don’t have a preparedness kit

Forestry carbon offsets grapple with image problem

Failure of regulated offset market to develop took its toll on offset companies

California-like wildfire likelihood low for B.C.: BC Hydro

Plans ready to power down electricity system, avoid risks

Not all carbon offsets are created equal

They may not be the best climate tool, but for some sectors, they’re the only tool

Voters gave Trudeau mandate on climate change

Last week’s election persuaded at least one Conservative premier to reconsider objection to a carbon tax

INVESTIGATION: CleanBC climate-change electrification plan may not hold water

New climate-change strategy, risk assessment in the works: ministry

Atmospheric pressure affects fugitive emissions

New study underscores need for continuous monitoring of fugitive methane emissions

New First Nations partnership wants in on LNG

Four First Nations sign an MOU on LNG, framing it as a climate change initiative