“A new National Urban Park in the Edmonton Metropolitan Region would be the dream of a century. Today’s announcement brings us one step closer to that goal,” states Dr. PearlAnn Reichwein, National Urban Park Lead with the Sierra Club Canada Foundation.
Sierra Club Canada Foundation continues to call for the immediate rejection of the Bay du Nord oil drilling project off Eastern Canada and support for workers and communities in Newfoundland and Labrador to shift to wind, efficiency, and energy storage opportunities. The federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault announced today he will continue to study the impacts of this project before making his decision in 40 days.
Today 118 environmental and citizen's groups and academics from NL and the rest of Canada have sent a letter (see link below) calling for the cabinet to reject the Bay du Nord project.
Decarbonize NL, the Bay St George Climate Action Network, The Council of Canadians, and the Sierra Club Canada Foundation say scientific evidence on the impacts of a proposal to build a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Facility and Marine Terminal at Placentia Bay in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) mean the proposal should be rejected.
Sierra Club Atlantic Canada Chapter is not calling off its campaign—and won’t until there is genuine progress on energy democracy and affordable clean renewable energy in this province.
Today, we’re announcing our Power to the People campaign, calling on Nova Scotians to demand energy democracy.
For Immediate Release: January 18th, 2022
The Sierra Club Canada Foundation (SCCF), in partnership with the Sierra Club of BC, will have representatives on the ground at the Global Climate Summit in Glasgow this November. The SCCF will be closely following the summit, and are eager to see how nations work together to reach an agreement on how to tackle the dual climate change and biodiversity crises.
The SCCF are also happy to respond to media inquiries as issues develop during the summit. Contact information for their representatives is included below.
A striking projection appeared on buildings and other local landmarks in Stavanger on the eve of Equinor’s AGM. The videos featured testimony from Canadians opposing Equinor’s proposed offshore oil project, Bay du Nord, highlighting the risks to marine habitat and the climate.