Global climate action

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

 

Saanich Mayor Fred Haynes is passionate about finding ways to make his own home more environmentally friendly while encouraging residents to do the same. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Saanich considers joining international climate change alliance

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

 

Power down for an hour this Saturday at 8:30 p.m., for Earth Hour 2020. (Contributed)

Earth Hour 2020 kicks off online Saturday night

Action moves online due to COVID-19

Power down for an hour this Saturday at 8:30 p.m., for Earth Hour 2020. (Contributed)
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
Residents are invited to the City of Victoria’s New Year’s Day Levée on Jan. 1, from 10 a.m. until noon at City Hall. (Black Press Media file photo)

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
Residents are invited to the City of Victoria’s New Year’s Day Levée on Jan. 1, from 10 a.m. until noon at City Hall. (Black Press Media file photo)
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)