Ecology/Environment

01/03/24
Author: 
The Early Edition - CBC
wild salmon

Mar. 1, 2024

Bob Chamberlin of the First Nation Wild Salmon Alliance says bureaucrats with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans are undermining the transition away from open-net pen fish farms.

Listen here: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/live-radio/1-91-the-early-edition/clip/16046319-wild-salmon-advocates-calling-emergency-meeting-trudeau

29/02/24
Author: 
Cloe Logan
Inside public transit - Photo by Lisanto 李奕良 via Unsplash

Feb. 27, 2024

Taking the bus in Halifax for Douglas Wetmore often means long wait times, crowded routes and unreliable service.

28/02/24
Author: 
Amanda Follett Hosgood and Andrew MacLeod
 Pink goo: BC needs to clean up its act when it comes to hazardous spill response in the province, a report by the auditor general has found. Photo via Environmental Emergency Program.

Feb. 28, 2024

‘The program is designed for there to be consequences, but those responsible for spills don’t comply with the law.’

B.C. is not adequately prepared to deal with a serious hazardous spill, according to an audit of the province’s Environmental Emergency Program released Tuesday.

23/02/24
Author: 
Rachel Sherrington, DeSmog.
photo: Burning piles of hay sent up dark plumes of smoke in Brussels on February 1, as farmers protests sweep through Europe. Rachel Sherrington.

Feb. 7, 2024

Big Agriculture And Far-Right Parties Set Farmers Against The Environment.

But producers on the ground in Brussels told a different story.

Across France, Italy and Belgium last week thousands of farmers descended on capital cities to express their deep discontent with the European food system.

19/02/24
Author: 
Andrew Nikiforuk
St. Mary Reservoir, near Lethbridge, just 11 per cent full. Climate change is only part of the reason Alberta is reeling for lack of water. Photo via Alberta government.

Feb. 19, 2024

Scientists who studied the region’s arid past warned this drought was coming. Thirst for growth won out. A Tyee special report.

19/02/24
Author: 
Nelson Bennett
Megan Leslie, president of the World Wildlife Fund, in fireside chat with B.C. Premier David Eby at Globe Forum. Nelson Bennett, BIV

Feb. 14, 2024

B.C. premier staking political career on strong climate action policies

With consumers feeling the bite of ever-increasing carbon taxes, and business leaders pushing back on the potential economic costs of B.C.’s climate change policies, David Eby’s NDP government is coming under increasing pressure to take its foot off the CleanBC accelerator.

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