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Carol Linnitt

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Mike Harcourt Joins Calls to Halt to Site C Dam

Former BC premier warns project would ‘severely damage BC Hydro and B.C. credit ratings.’

By Carol Linnitt, 24 Aug 2017


Kamloops Council Urges BC, Ottawa to Re-Think Ajax Mine Environmental Assessment

Province expected to decide on project this fall.

By Carol Linnitt, 21 Aug 2017


‘It’s Insulting’: BC Liberals Issue Mining Permits in Tsilhqot’in Territory as Wildfires Rage

Outgoing government made the decision on July 14.

By Carol Linnitt, 19 Jul 2017


BC’s Pipeline Spill Map Has Been Offline for Over Eight Months

Oil and gas commission previously said it would be online by end of 2016.

By Carol Linnitt, 8 Mar 2017


‘Open Science’ Critical for Effective Environmental Assessments

Review offers chance to transform assessment process and make Canada a world leader.

By Carol Linnitt, 27 Dec 2016


Scientists Officially Unmuzzled: ‘No Government Should Ever Again Silence Science’

Union negotiates federal employees’ right to speak in collective deal.

By Carol Linnitt, 14 Dec 2016


‘Workers Deserve Something Sustainable’: Oil Workers Unveil Clean Jobs Plan

Plan includes federal support for skills training, investments in renewables.

By Carol Linnitt, 3 Nov 2016


Oilsands CEO Plans to Leave Some of It in the Ground

Suncor takes green tack to argue for changes to Alberta regulations requiring companies to extract every barrel of oil.

By Carol Linnitt, 3 Aug 2016


Understanding Trudeau's 'Disappointed' Keystone Response

He could be a wholesale pipeline supporter, or perhaps his motives are more nuanced.

By Carol Linnitt and Heather Libby, 7 Nov 2015


BC LNG Deal Lets Petronas off Hook for Two Kinds of Emissions

Carbon 'free pass' imperils BC's climate targets, say critics.

By Carol Linnitt, 17 Jul 2015


Kitimat's Other Eco-Fight: A Rio Tinto Alcan Primer

Aluminum giant defends plan to increase production without new sulphur dioxide scrubber installation.

By Carol Linnitt, 12 Jun 2015


UVic faculty demand divestment from fossil fuel

By Carol Linnitt, 2 May 2014