Catch up on Dogwood's province-wide organizing call for anyone looking to take action this summer!
Hosted by Dogwood organizer Paige Gorsak and featuring four fantastic guests:
Peter McCartney from Wilderness Committee
Deborah Curry from the Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment
Stephen Thomas from David Suzuki Foundation
Natasha Edmunds from Neighbours United
Deep Canvass Training Summer 2022
On June 21, Dogwood hosted a Deep Canvassing skills training. Tune in now to learn how you can use compassion and curiosity to change people's minds on climate! We also share info about the volunteer roles up for grabs with Dogwood.
We believe that to win on climate, we have to start talking. By moving away from facts and opinions into storytelling that gets at the heart of the issues that divide us, we can overcome polarization, apathy, and climate despair.
Stop Funding Fracking: Alexandra Woodsworth
Alexandra Woodsworth, campaigns manager at Dogwood, describes how the BC NDP has doubled oil and gas subsidies since 2017 -- despite the accelerating climate crisis. Sign the petition: http://StopFundingFracking.ca
Why B.C. needs to go “Beyond Gas”
A conversation with Wet’suwet’en land rights advocate Delee Nikal and Climate Emergency Unit leader Seth Klein about why B.C. urgently needs to go Beyond Gas. Delee and Seth lay out just how destructive the fracking industry is, not just to land and fresh water, but the communities in its path – and the global climate.
The Hidden Health Impacts of “Natural” Gas
From nitrogen dioxide exposure in your home to cancer clusters near fracking operations, so-called ‘natural’ gas comes with a long list of hidden health effects. Methane is also a major contributor to the climate crisis – which has its own impacts on public health.
Creating your Home Retrofit Road Map
Homes in B.C. crank out 4.1 million tonnes of carbon pollution a year, mostly from burning heating oil and fracked methane gas. If that doesn’t sit right with you, you can take action. But where should you start? What programs and rebates are available? And how can you spread out the cost? Tune in to hear from a certified energy advisor Rider Petch about how to make a plan that works for your family.
The Urgent Battle to Decarbonize B.C.
We have just nine years to cut carbon emissions in half – but politicians and industry are still dragging us in the wrong direction. Here’s our plan to start turning the Titanic.
Gaslit: How the Fossil Fuel Industry Convinced Us to Burn Gas Indoors
Mother Jones reporter Rebecca Leber explains the campaign by fracking companies and big utilities to keep homes and public buildings hooked up to gas pipelines. We dig into the industry’s astroturf tactics and how they operate in B.C.