This Tyee Solutions Society series sets out to consider just what B.C.'s four-year-old Climate Action Plan has and hasn't accomplished so far, including what informed observers say deserves rethinking. Veteran journalists Chris Pollon and Tom Barrett take the measure of Carbon Plan support -- or not -- in today's political context; look in on how B.C.'s unique-in-North-America carbon tax is working out; pull back the curtain on the mysterious world of carbon "offsets"; and more.
In This Series
BC's Climate Plan at a Crossroads
Today begins a series on how the province's carbon reduction plans are working, or not.
Politics Buffet BC's Carbon Agenda
Premier Clark inherited bold climate policies and strong pressures on all sides. What will she do?
Has BC's Carbon Tax Worked?
Experts are divided on what the levy has achieved and how it must evolve.
Carbon Series Reporters Unravel Complex Knot
Tyee Solutions Society project probes real results of BC's stated climate policies.
Why BC Isn't Rushing to 'Cap and Trade' Carbon
California beckons with new market for emissions offsets. Will we join soon?
Is BC's Public Sector Really 'Carbon Neutral'?
Not everyone's buying the math the government uses to make its claim.
'Carbon Neutral' Goal Spurs Projects
Whatever its flaws, BC's quest for carbon neutrality is getting some things done in the public sector.
Why the Pacific Carbon Trust Draws Political Heat
Making hospitals and schools transfer tight dollars to corporations is no easy climate policy to sell.
Back to Drawing Board for Carbon Neutral Government
As BC Liberals revisit their approach to a carbon neutral public sector, some advice they'll likely get.
BC's 'Cleaner' Fuel Standard: Reality Check
How a law supposed to require low carbon gasoline and diesel spares the oil sands at the atmosphere's expense.