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Why are B.C.’s carbon emissions still climbing?

January 18, 2018 | 

Big polluters gave big donations to B.C. politicians Rumour has it, during one winter vacation in Hawaii, Premier Gordon Campbell read Tim Flannery’s The Weather Makers. That, combined with ...

Spills are an ocean away — until they’re not

January 17, 2018 | 

Tragic tanker sinking lays bare the true risk Kinder Morgan poses to British Columbia Leaving an ocean of fire, and the largest oil spill since 1991 in its wake, ...

What happens when industries regulate themselves?

We have a rare opportunity to help ensure disasters like Mount Polley never happen again. Imagine this. In your small town, a company is using a local quarry as ...

An attack on local decision-making

December 8, 2017 | 

Trudeau government teams up with Texas pipeline company to try to crush Burnaby, B.C. jurisdiction Kinder Morgan thinks it’s above the law. What’s far more disturbing is that apparently ...

Jim and Rachel’s dangerous adventure

December 5, 2017 | 

‘Progressive’ politicians enter hazardous territory lobbying the Vancouver Board of Trade behind closed doors I find it distasteful — and disturbing — when supposedly left-leaning politicians prostrate themselves at ...

Video: Kinder Morgan’s razor wired fortress

November 17, 2017 | 

Image source: Twitter, @BCSeaWolves No Tankers campaigner, Sophie Harrison, with an update on Kinder Morgan’s plans to move forward with their oil tanker expansion.  Take action to protect B.C. ...

She’s not your ‘Climate Barbie’

Do not let sexism weaken us. If we want to beat Big Oil, we need to come together. Here is a reply to one of Dogwood’s tweets from yesterday: ...

After the smoke clears

November 14, 2017 | 

As climate crises threaten our home more and more frequently, British Columbians need to know — does the government have our back? As a teenager, I used to jog ...

The extraordinary power to make change

October 13, 2017 | 

A Dogwood volunteer, Raza Mirza, explains why he is voting in Vancouver’s October 14 by-election, and every election for that matter That night there was a special excitement in ...

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