National Newswatch

After promising start, CleanBC still far from finish line

Aug 15 2019 — Karen Tam Wu — Seven months of B.C.’s climate action marathon. With fever-pitched debates over the polarizing issues of building pipelines and pricing carbon pollution taking centre stage, the marathon task of realizing British Columbia’s vision for climate action and a clean economy often gets lost in the conversation. Coming out of the blocks in December 2018, the CleanBC […]

B.C. must align actions with clean growth intentions

Sep 4 2018 — Karen Tam Wu — Strong plan will create jobs, fight pollution, and protect climate. British Columbia’s forthcoming clean growth strategy represents a must-seize opportunity for the province to secure a prosperous, low-carbon future. Fortunately, the government’s first clean growth intentions papers give us reason to be optimistic that this fall’s strategy will deliver strong action to protect our communities […]

Six ways B.C. can defend the climate and economy in 2018

Jan 23 2018 — Karen Tam Wu — Mission: combat pollution and secure prosperity for British Columbians. With flooding and wildfires on the rise, the negative effects of human-caused climate change are being felt here and now across British Columbia. In 2018, the B.C. government must stand up for a prosperous economy, safe communities, and healthy families by taking strong and decisive action […]

B.C. must keep climate action in sight

Dec 9 2017 — Karen Tam Wu — Clean energy development must be tied to robust climate plan. As the B.C. government grapples with the looming Site C dam decision, it’s important not to lose sight of one thing: Our province’s efforts to tackle human-caused climate change are indelibly linked to today’s energy choices. British Columbians expect Premier John Horgan’s government to deliver […]