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West Coast embraces electric big trucks, leading by example

West Coast embraces electric big trucks, leading by example

Titan Freight Systems is making a significant shift to electric trucks on the West Coast, showcasing both environmental and economic benefits.

Peter Fairley reports for The Tyee.

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The lie of a cleaner oilsands

Pollution protections are stripped while Canada boasts progress. This is the history of promises made and betrayed.
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I warned against the green energy ‘boom.’ It sparked debate

Challengers raised points that merit responses. Mine lead to one answer: degrowth.
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Pellet plant’s promises of cleaner air go up in smoke

Smithers area residents want tougher rules for U.K.-owned operation to protect air quality.
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Rain gardens are a concrete solution

Small but mighty, these mini ecosystems can help cities mitigate heavy rainfall and polluting runoff, savings streams and creeks.
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Why coal mining the Rockies is an Alberta election issue

And how a ‘green energy’ firm could stymie big coal leases by rescuing a controversial Australian company.
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What I saved from the disaster

Nine climate catastrophe survivors share what they fought to keep as they fled for their lives, in words and pictures.