Sierra Club BC Forest an d Climate Campaigner Jens Wieting blogs for Huffington Post on the final stages of the Great Bear Rainforest Agreements.
Ever heard of karst? Blogger Charly Caproff takes us into the largely unknown, but environmentally important, world of karst.
Shaw TV's Rajie Kabli talks to Sierra Club BC guest blogger Carol-Lynne Michaels, who is refusing plastic for a whole year (for the second time) to do her part in reducing plastic waste.
Sierra Club BC's education manager Kieran Dowling explains his concerns about the proposed new BC curriculum.
Kim takes a trip to the Comox Valley, and reflects on BC's "wild-ness"!
Carol-Lynne reflects on Al Gore's Incovenient Truth and applies that to her experience living plastic-free in 2014.
Need some inspiration for engaging students in sustainability projects? Look no further than your nearest classroom!
Sierra Club BC's Ana Simeon writes for Island Parent about the early spring bird-life at Somenos Marsh.
Carol-Lynne Michaels, a communications, digital media and event producer living in Victoria blogs for Sierra Club BC, documenting her year of living plastic-free in 2014. The second entry of Plastic Free 2014.
Learn how to feel comfortable taking students outside with Kim's handy tips!
SCBC's Anna Kemp describes her experience applying to participate in the National Energy Board review of Kinder Morgan’s proposed Trans Mountain pipeline.
Carol-Lynne Michaels, a communications, digital media and event producer living in Victoria blogs for Sierra Club BC, documenting her year of living plastic-free in 2014. The first entry of Plastic Free 2014.
Sierra Club BC's Lynn Mathieson asks, does it make sense to give BC Hydro, already mired in debt, $8 billion for a project which no one has shown British Columbia needs?
Sierra Club BC's Going Wild program for grades K-3 is a brand-new initiative this year, and it is off to an incredible start. Read as educator Kim shares stories from the field, information about the school program, and the opportunities Going Wild creates for primary classrooms.
Speak up for water! B.C. government accepting feedback from the public on Water Sustainability Act Legislative Proposal until November 15th, 2013
Have you heard the big news? On Friday, October 18th, 2013 the British Columbia provincial government released A Water Sustainability Act for BC: A Legislative Proposal.
While Premier Christy Clark touts LNG as "clean and green" Sierra Club BC's Colin Campbell does some true cost carbon accounting of the high levels of methane that LNG production releases.
"What stuck with me is the importance of students feeling empowered to take initiative, rather than feeling constrained by pre-existing structures and rules. If youth feel like they have access to the tools they need to make important changes, they will be active in shaping our society." Youth Engagement Leader Chris Fretwell shares insights from SCBC's recent camp-out with the Otesha Project, Lifecycles, and high school youth at Goldstream Park.
Sarah Potts-Halpin, studen intern at Sierra Club BC, is a prospective student of University of Victoria's Human Dimensions of Climate Change program, an important program that is facing cancellation for the 2014-2015 academic year. Climate change is a broad issue and requires such diverse education programs at a time when the federal government is pushing more towards "job ready" niche programs.
Our energy addiction is leading to devastating changes to our earth, climate and people. Join Canadians November 16 for a national day of action against climate change and reckless resource development.
After a disheartening visit to Alberta's tarsands and some much-needed rest, Terry Dance-Bennink reflects on what we can do now to help the people, creatures and land affected by destructive fossil fuel development.