Environment

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

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

B.C. Greens: NDP government should cancel Site C project

The B.C. Green party has challenged the provincial NDP government’s stance that the controversial Site C Dam must go ahead because it has gone past “the point of no return,” calling for the province...

Pressure increases for federal review of Teck's Castle project

Jonathan Wilkinson under pressure to add federal layer to environmental review of new coal mine

Trudeau government commits to energy efficiency

Federal government takes up IEA’s recommendations for ‘green recovery’

B.C. businesses urged to use no cost recycling service for lighting products

Many different types of lights exist and your business is most likely using a range of them. Some light bulbs contain small amounts of hazardous material that people aren’t aware of. For example,...

Climate change risks need to be addressed at board level

Director specializing in climate change not needed, lawyer says

Home retrofits deliver biggest bang for buck: IEA

Building retrofits a top job producer in green economy recommendations