West Coast Environmental Law joins 33 environmental, justice and community organizations to urge Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister Catherine McKenna to institute a robust approach to climate accountability to ensure we do not miss our targets.
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Together with Ecojustice, Pembina, Georgia Strait Alliance and Organizing for Change, West Coast Environmental Law Association has been insisting that BC’s climate action needs to be transparent, accountable and ambitious.
As BC prepares its Budget 2019, West Coast Environmental Law is challenging it to begin tracking the costs that climate change is increasingly imposing on the province.
BC communities face a rising tide of climate costs. Prior to the 2018 municipal election, West Coast Environmental Law has produced Climate Law In Our Hands: A Resource for Local Government Candidates.
In August 2018, the BC government asked for public feedback on their “Clean Growth” intentions papers, which set out next steps in addressing climate change through “Clean, Efficient Buildings,” “Clean Transportation” and “Clean Growth for Industry.”
West Coast Environmental Law is one of more than 50 groups sending this letter to Premier John Horgan asking the BC government to enact a Liability for Climate-related Harms Act.
Climate Law in Our Hands is a community-driven conversation about the responsiblity of the fossil fuel industry in our warming world.
This report, released by a coalition of leading Canadian environmental organizations, measures the federal government’s progress toward meeting its platform and mandate commitments on environmental issues across the country.
In the summer of 2017, BC’s new provincial government promised to reform environmental assessment and planning in British Columbia.