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A 'buffer' against rising seas: How one group is trying to save Metro Vancouver's salt marshes

A 'buffer' against rising seas: How one group is trying to save Metro Vancouver's salt marshes

Since the 1980s, Metro Vancouver has lost 240 hectares of salt water marshes, an important ecosystem for birds that's also a powerful carbon sink and buffer against sea level rise. One group is looking to turn things around.
Investors not walking the talk when voting on climate commitments: report

Investors not walking the talk when voting on climate commitments: report

TORONTO — A report from an investor-focused advocacy group raises questions about how well some of Canada's biggest investors are meeting their climate commitments.
B.C. announces new conservancy protecting old-growth rainforest near Revelstoke

B.C. announces new conservancy protecting old-growth rainforest near Revelstoke

The forests contain substantial areas of mature and old-growth trees, with some ranging from 800 to 1,500 years old.
Opinion: Mixed response to recycling, other environmental issues in B.C.

Opinion: Mixed response to recycling, other environmental issues in B.C.

Abandoning single-use plastics appears to be a worthy cause for most.
B.C. pensions get smoggy 'D+' grade for climate change investment plan

B.C. pensions get smoggy 'D+' grade for climate change investment plan

Shift Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health calls for firm Paris Agreement targets for BC Investment Management Corp.
B.C. court tosses lawsuit alleging province broke rules to report emission targets

B.C. court tosses lawsuit alleging province broke rules to report emission targets

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia judge has tossed out a lawsuit that accused the B.C. government of violating its own rules to account for greenhouse gas emission targets.
B.C. not legally required to provide 'quantitative data' on meeting GHG targets, court rules

B.C. not legally required to provide 'quantitative data' on meeting GHG targets, court rules

More information on how the B.C. government will reduce emissions could help it 'break from the consistent history of missing its targets,' but its not legally required, ruled a Supreme Court judge.
Study finds 'significant potential' for carbon capture storage in Northeast B.C.

Study finds 'significant potential' for carbon capture storage in Northeast B.C.

Potential for more than 66 years of GHGs to be captured and stored underground, but more scientific research and modelling needed
Incubator nurtures companies that keep materials out of the landfill

Incubator nurtures companies that keep materials out of the landfill

Companies that have come out of the Project Zero incubator — and the Project Zero accelerator — include a consignment store for outdoor gear and a company that turns old sail cloth into bags
From plastic plates to hangers, here's what you can now recycle in B.C.

From plastic plates to hangers, here's what you can now recycle in B.C.

British Columbians can now recycle everything from aluminium foil to plastic plates and cutlery.
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