Climate News and Newsletters

CBC's Jaela Bernstien produced this interesting news interactive called "Sweltering Cities".

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This is one in a series of stories on climate change and the urban heat island effect that can be found on CBC's website.

Recent News

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Barry Saxifrage provides his analysis in this March 23, 2022 article in the National Observer comparing Canada's emissions reductions and future pledges with those of other G7 countries.  

Other Articles in the News

The Sierra Club of BC weighs in on the latest IPCC report, the second in a series of three, and what it means for British Columbia. 


The August 9, 2021 Global Citizen reports on the newest of the IPCC publication findings that has been touted as a "code red for humanity" by the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres.


The World Meteorological Organization released its State of the Global Climate 2020 report. The website includes a creative infographics that walks you through the report highlights.

SFU Professor and economist Mark Jaccard offers his take on the effect the pandemic has had on climate action is this CBC interview with journalist Don Pittis COVID-19 has Sucked the Air Out of the Climate Economy 

The Atlantic columnist Annie Lowrey, examines the benefits of "performative environmentalism", doing our part for the climate crisis, versus the role of government and corporations.  

The Milne Ice Shelf, Canada's last intact ice shelf, collapses after record high temperatures this summer.  

This article was published in Forbes on May 3rd 2020 In A Post-Pandemic World, Renewable Energy Is The Only Way Forward

Time magazine published an article July 9 2020 that everyone should read. 2020 Is Our Last, Best Chance to Save the Planet

Links to Our Newsletters 

June 24, 2022 - Anniversary of the BC Heat Dome, Climate Change and Wildlife Impacts


May 29, 2022 - Climate News and June 12 Environmental Awareness "Meet and Greet" in Armstrong


April 04, 2022 - The Federal Government's Emissions Reduction Plan - BC Going to Court - April Events

March 09, 2022 - Newest IPCC Assessment Report and SCA March Events 


February 11, 2022 - Join Us For a Virtual Public Meeting! And, Green Burial - Aquamation.

January 31, 2022 - Heat Pump Group Purchase Rebates with Shuswap Climate Action.

January 12, 2022 - Support Us With Your Membership!

December 11, 2021 - Candlelight Vigil to Honour Souls Lost in Climate Disasters this Year. 

November 28, 2021 - Virtual Town Hall with Guest Speaker Dr. Brett Favaro, and Clean BC Webinar on Heat Pumps.

October 15, 2021 - Our October newsletter announcing two events - Eco Village / Indigenous Training. 

September 24, 2021 - Global Day of Climate Action and a primer on energy conservation and efficiency.

August 29, 2021 - A Critical Federal Election for Our Climate.

July 31, 2021 - A Summer of Smoke.

June 30, 2021 - What BC's heat wave tells us about climate change.

May 25, 2021 - All about EVs (electric vehicles), is it a revolution?

April 20, 2021 Shuswap Climate Action's Earth Day tree seedling giveaway!

February 07, 2021 - Climate Action Planning and other news.

December 22, 2020 - Looking ahead to 2021, federal and provincial climate legislation and more.

October 30, 2020 - Pipelines and the first steps to Salmon Arm's climate action plan.


October 22, 2020 - BC Provincial Election - Please get out and Vote!


September 24, 2020 -Newsletter - Call to Action – Climate Strikes Friday September 25, 2020 - What Can You Do?

September 15, 2021 - Forest Rally and March, Battery Day, Climate in the US Election and more.

August 26, 2020 - Newsletter  Why aren't we reacting to the climate crisis with the same focus as we are to the pandemic?

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