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Jens Wieting

Jens Wieting is forest and climate campaigner with Sierra Club B.C. His Twitter handle is @jenswieting.

Stories by Jens Wieting


Preserve Old-Growth Forests to Keep Carbon Where It Belongs

Eliminating destructive logging to protect ancient forests and their vital carbon reserves is a key step in the fight against climate change.

By Jens Wieting, 12 Sep 2017


Ahousaht Land Use Vision Is Best News for Vancouver Island in Decades

New plan offers way forward for Indigenous-led management of spectacular old-growth forests.

By Jens Wieting, 29 Apr 2017


Forests Can Only Fight Climate Change if We Become Better Stewards

Canada harbours one-tenth of world's carbon-absorbing trees.

By Jens Wieting, 4 Dec 2015


VIEW: The next BC government will face a 400 parts per million world

By Jens Wieting, 9 Apr 2013


Whither the Yellow Cedar?

The sad irony of a tree freezing to death in a warming climate. How to stop it.

By Jens Wieting, 16 Mar 2012


Gov't Buries Fact that Logging Blows Our Emissions Target

Forest emissions push CO2 77 per cent higher than BC's official numbers say. We need a plan.

By Jens Wieting, 23 Sep 2009