Climate change

Saanich wins award for climate plan cut from 2020 budget

‘It’s truly an exceptional plan,’ says councillor disappointed with lack of funding

 

Greta Thunberg pushes Canada, Norway, on climate before UN Security Council vote

Thunberg and the others say Canada is nowhere close to hitting its Paris climate agreement targets

 

Canadian snowpack gets thinner every decade: Environment Canada study

Much of what used to come down as snow now happens as rain

Saanich mayor ‘bewildered’ by negative response to joining global climate change alliance

Saanich joins Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy at no cost to residents

Saanich considers joining international climate change alliance

Victoria is among the more than 10,000 municipalities already signed on

Renewable Natural Gas facility targeted for small B.C. town

Once in a lifetime thing, it doesn’t happen in small communities very often, says Fruitvale mayor.

Frozen North gone forever: Study of Arctic Ocean shows top of the world changing

It’s 33 per cent less salty than in 2003 and about 30 per cent more acidic

Saanich councillor named one of Canada’s Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25

Coun. Ned Taylor, three other young environmentalists from Greater Victoria on the list

Wetlands, forests can help cities save millions in climate adaptation costs: study

One of the areas considered was how conservation helps adapt to flooding

Oak Bay looks into boulevard gardens

Legalizing boulevard gardening among working group ideas

Feds tell UN they’re on track to meet climate goals for power generation

About 536 terrawatts of electricity will come from hydro, nuclear and renewables by 2030: report

Sidney looks to hire climate action coordinator a decade after idea first appeared

The total budget for the temporary position starting April 2021 is $90,000

Research shows climate change silencing spots once buzzing with bees

Bees have faced a series of threats for years, including habitat loss, parasites and pesticide use

Saanich prepares to battle climate change with costly new 131-step climate plan

Plan expected to cost $2.5-million in first year of implementation

Doomsday Clock moves closest to midnight in 73-year history

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moves clock to 100 seconds to midnight

Oak Bay climate group meets Saturday

Group seeks public input to start the day

City of Victoria to introduce Climate Champions Program at New Year’s Levée

The theme of Victoria’s New Year’s levée is climate action

  • Dec 30, 2019

Thousands of cigarette butts collected and recycled from downtown Victoria

Canisters placed throughout the downtown core have made an impact on local litter