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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.
Study: Most Western Canadian glaciers to disappear in 80 years

Study: Most Western Canadian glaciers to disappear in 80 years

University of Northern British Columbia professor co-author of international study
Is climate change making BC's winter highways more dangerous?

Is climate change making BC's winter highways more dangerous?

It's readily acknowledged that climate change is causing more forest fires in British Columbia — but its impact on winter storms is only beginning to be understood.
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