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Canada's emissions reduction plan falling short: environment commissioner

Canada's emissions reduction plan falling short: environment commissioner

More than 80 policies and programs are listed in the plan, but commissioner says fewer than half of them have a timetable for implementation
Conservation deal aims to protect 30% of B.C. land by 2030

Conservation deal aims to protect 30% of B.C. land by 2030

Feds will put up to $500M over the life of the deal, with B.C. providing matching funds
Forest Act amendment to allow prescribed burning

Forest Act amendment to allow prescribed burning

Existing Forest and Wildfire acts need amending to allow fire as forest management tool
Canada spotlighted as global forest conservation veers off-track

Canada spotlighted as global forest conservation veers off-track

A new report finds global deforestation rates increased 4% in 2022, largely in tropical countries. In the north, Canada was cited for failing to prevent forest degradation
Carbon capture key to net-zero electricity, but federal timelines too tight: report

Carbon capture key to net-zero electricity, but federal timelines too tight: report

Experts say the large-scale deployment of carbon capture and storage in sectors like oil and gas production will be required if Canada is to have a shot at meeting its climate targets
Assembly of First Nations climate strategy seeks collaboration between governments

Assembly of First Nations climate strategy seeks collaboration between governments

Strategy aims to incorporate Indigenous knowledge systems, rights and self-determination in co-operation with other governments
Conservationists raise concerns over B.C.'s proposed grizzly bear stewardship plan

Conservationists raise concerns over B.C.'s proposed grizzly bear stewardship plan

Open letter sent to provincial officials as public engagement closed for the draft grizzly stewardship framework
B.C. climate tax credit set to increase this week

B.C. climate tax credit set to increase this week

More than 2M British Columbians expected to receive climate action tax credit
Fraser River pink salmon returns blow past forecast

Fraser River pink salmon returns blow past forecast

Odd-year pink salmon are crushing it, to the detriment of other species
B.C. agency fines Coastal GasLink $346K for environmental infractions

B.C. agency fines Coastal GasLink $346K for environmental infractions

Latest fines bring total to $801,700