Global climate action

A heat pump financing program offered by the District of Saanich offers climate-friendly, affordable heating and air conditioning options for Saanich residents. (Photo courtesy of the District of Saanich)

Saanich pumps up plan to help homeowners make switch away from oil heating

Interest-free option for heat pump installation allows repayment over 10 years

 

Alberni Valley residents concerned about climate change gather in front of Alberni-Pacific Rim MLA Josie Osborne’s office on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 to hold a vigil for the hundreds of B.C. victims of June’s heat dome. The vigil will take place every Monday at 7 p.m. (PHOTO COURTESY JOHN MAYBA)
Alberni Valley residents concerned about climate change gather in front of Alberni-Pacific Rim MLA Josie Osborne’s office on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021 to hold a vigil for the hundreds of B.C. victims of June’s heat dome. The vigil will take place every Monday at 7 p.m. (PHOTO COURTESY JOHN MAYBA)

Port Alberni residents hold candlelight vigil for victims of summer heat dome

Vigils for climate change will continue in November on Mondays at 7 p.m.

 

A new climate action masters program laun ched May 31 at Royal Roads University. (Black Press Media file photo)

Colwood’s Royal Roads University launches climate action leadership masters program

New program’s graduates could help inform CleanBC plan, says minister Anne Kang

 

Harbour Air Seaplanes has signed on to the Climate Pledge with 30 other companies committing to net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. (News Bulletin file photo)

Harbour Air signs Amazon pledge for net-zero emissions by 2040

Seaplane business joins 30 other companies pledging to meet Paris targets 10 years ahead of schedule

Harbour Air Seaplanes has signed on to the Climate Pledge with 30 other companies committing to net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. (News Bulletin file photo)
Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announces funding for climate action at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Is climate action a $26-trillion opportunity? ‘A little baloney’ in minister’s claim

The Canadian Press examines a claim the federal environment minister made to BNN earlier this month

Federal Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson announces funding for climate action at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Former Olympian Adam Kreek sits in the boat he offered to row climate activist Greta Thunberg to Vancouver Island in Victoria Harbour. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)

Re-Greta-bly, Thunberg won’t visit Victoria, despite Olympic athlete ready to row her over

Climate activist clarified Tuesday night she won’t have time to visit the Island

  • Oct 23, 2019
Former Olympian Adam Kreek sits in the boat he offered to row climate activist Greta Thunberg to Vancouver Island in Victoria Harbour. (Sophie Heizer/News Staff)