Climate crisis

Oak Bay is ideal for the Coolkits program, in part because of work by the district and volunteers already underway, such as the ecological restoration and maintenance at Cattle Point. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

Online tool challenges Oak Bay residents to become climate champions

Coolkit program includes structured workshops for the community

 

Students and citizens in the Comox Valley will take to the streets of downtown Courtenay Friday afternoon as part of the local Climate Action Strike. (File photo of 2019 event)

Comox Youth Climate Council holding youth strike on Earth Day

Event designed to urge local political leaders for bold change to address climate crisis

  • Apr 19, 2022

 

Demonstrators calling for more action on climate change will gather outside a building that houses local media in Victoria on Wednesday afternoon. Pictured are Victoria High students, Annarosa Ventura, Sienna Nargang and Djuna Nagasaki at the B.C. legislature on Friday, March 15 for Student Strike 4 Climate. (Lia Crowe/Black Press Media)

Victoria demonstrators call out governments for not treating climate change as a crisis

Event also called for moratorium on new fossil fuel expansion, just transition legislation

Demonstrators calling for more action on climate change will gather outside a building that houses local media in Victoria on Wednesday afternoon. Pictured are Victoria High students, Annarosa Ventura, Sienna Nargang and Djuna Nagasaki at the B.C. legislature on Friday, March 15 for Student Strike 4 Climate. (Lia Crowe/Black Press Media)
Ocean Legacy Foundation members conduct a shoreline pollution cleanup in Vancouver. (OLP)

It’s time to end ‘suffocating’ plastic pollution along B.C. shorelines, advocates urge

This Earth Day, Ocean Legacy Foundation is launching a free educational platform to educate the public about plastic pollution

Ocean Legacy Foundation members conduct a shoreline pollution cleanup in Vancouver. (OLP)
Highlands Coun. Ann Baird uses a solar dehydrator for low carbon food preservation. Baird serves on the CRD Climate Action Committee and proposed the District and other municipalities participate in a Municipal Survivor Climate Challenge. (Facebook/Gord Baird/Municipal Survivor Climate Challenge)

‘Carbon budget’ says Capital Region will use up its share in five years

Budget shows how much carbon left for each municipality to use to meet climate goals

Highlands Coun. Ann Baird uses a solar dehydrator for low carbon food preservation. Baird serves on the CRD Climate Action Committee and proposed the District and other municipalities participate in a Municipal Survivor Climate Challenge. (Facebook/Gord Baird/Municipal Survivor Climate Challenge)
A new company in Victoria is hoping to offer a reusable option for coffee drinkers. (Facebook/The Nulla Project)

Victoria residents launch reusable coffee cup exchange program in downtown area

The Nulla Cup project is available at several downtown businesses

A new company in Victoria is hoping to offer a reusable option for coffee drinkers. (Facebook/The Nulla Project)