Woodfibre LNG: adding more fuel to the fire

Wildfire at the Woodfibre LNG site. Photo: Darren McPeake More updates on Woodfibre LNG. Seriously, you can't make this stuff up. Continue reading

Help us kickstart the #ZeroCarbonChallenge

Youth demand climate action at the global climate strike in 2019. In response, we've developed a ten-year plan to catalyze climate action. Learn how you can help kickstart the #ZeroCarbonChallenge below. Continue reading

Is Woodfibre LNG on the rocks? Read this summer update

Overview of Woodfibre LNG's updated site layout. It's been a bad few months to be an oil and gas exec... LNG's public image as a "climate solution" has shifted to "climate disaster" and rightly so. Many LNG projects are pulling the plug: from Goldboro LNG in Nova Scotia, to Kitimat LNG where both Chevron and Woodside have announced a fire sale with no buyers on the horizon. Continue reading

Tell Premier Horgan to stop funding fracking

Last year the BC NDP gave $1.3 billion of taxpayer money to oil and gas companies. A new report by our friends at Stand.earth has revealed that subsidies to fossil fuel companies have increased to a whopping $1.3 billion a year under BC NDP leadership. That's double what we spend on Climate Action and 5x more than we earn in royalties. Continue reading

Urgent! Help us stop old-growth logging on Gambier Island

Tim Turner counts the rings of a 200-year old Douglas Fir on Gambier Island. Old growth forests right here in Howe Sound that are under threat. Recently my brother, Bob, and I explored Whispering Creek on Gambier Island. This creek and its forests are a jewel but there are imminent plans to log this old growth forest causing irreparable damage to the watershed. The logging road is already built, and logging could begin any day now. Continue reading

Celebrate Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound

There is something magical about Átl’ḵa7tsem / Howe Sound. Whether I'm exploring the shoreline or out on the water, I am always in awe of the life above and below the waves. I love spotting seals and sea lions, or the colourful sea stars that are now returning to Howe Sound's waters. Continue reading

The truth about Woodfibre LNG's advertising blitz

Woodfibre LNG has recently been splashing out on full-page ads in local newspapers, plus targeted ads on social media. Every time I see these ads there is a little cheer inside my head because it means we're winning. The Director of Communications at Woodfibre LNG actually thanked my co-founder, Eoin Finn, last year. Why? Because without us, she wouldn't have a job. In fact, Woodfibre LNG has at least four communications and community relations staff. We're making it that difficult for them. So let's have some fun and debunk these two ads. Continue reading

Fossil fuel subsidies are leaving us weaker and poorer

Did you know that Canada currently spends $4.8 billion dollars a year subsidizing fossil fuel companies? That's $4,800,000,000 dollars. That's how much it would cost to teach 360,000 students; retrain 480,000 workers; or pay the annual healthcare costs for 880,000 people. Shocking, right? Continue reading

Sukanto Tanoto's companies face accusations of profit shifting and tax evasion

The owner of Woodfibre LNG, Sukanto Tanoto, Howe Sound's unwelcome, wannabe neighbour is in tax trouble again. Why? Continue reading

FortisBC is putting residents in Squamish and Coquitlam at risk

An independent hazard assessment of a worst-case scenario accident (X) shows that residents will suffer potentially lethal radiative effects (up to 330 metres), second degree burns (up to 460 metres), and pain (up to 715 metres). Photos show the Finch Drive (left) and Ravens Plateau (right) in Squamish. Continue reading