Environment

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

West coast company supports B.C.’s green targets by turning waste into biofuel

West Coast Reduction Ltd. was recycling long before environmental sustainability was a consideration.  The company is now instrumental in helping B.C. achieve its greenhouse gas reduction targets by...

Vancouver council approves $500m ‘climate emergency action plan’

Transport pricing report not expected before end of 2022

BC leads country on energy efficiency action

British Columbia is leading the pack in energy efficiency policies in Canada, according to a new national scorecard published by Efficiency Canada and Carleton University. Decreasing energy...

Air quality not a top concern for Metro Vancouver residents, says survey

Findings come as Vancouver city council prepares to vote on 371-page climate fight plan

Contrasting climate plans, contrasting challenges for B.C.

Biden presidency promises sharp turn in U.S. environmental policies

Climate change too ‘political’ for court

Federal Court rejects legal challenge by children against Canada for inaction on climate change

Cleantech considerations for the evolving Canadian economy

Canada is poised to become a world leader in exporting clean technology by 2025.  Here in British Columbia, one of Vancouver’s top intellectual property lawyers thinks we could see a cleantech boom...

New oil spill base to be built at Beecher Bay

Beecher Bay will host one of six new oil spill response bases being built in B.C.

NDP commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

BC NDP leader John Horgan announced his party’s commitment to ensure net-zero emissions by 2050 after touring the facilities of Carbon Engineering, a Squamish based clean technology company focused...

Taseko gets award for mine reclamation

Mine reclamation work doesn’t only start after a mine shuts down