Series

In this series, DeSmog digs into the promise and peril of biochar as a solution to climate change. ...
23 Mar, 2017
At the far end of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, Energy Transfer Partners is proposing...
14 Feb, 2017
This DeSmog investigative series examines the impact of drilling, fracking, and recent oil and gas...
31 Jan, 2017
The success of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) created an oil boom from fields in North Dakota's...
27 Sep, 2016
B.C. has long been celebrated as a climate leader. One of the first jurisdictions in the world to...
12 Jul, 2016

Recent Series

Canada is the only country located on the Pacific “Ring of Fire” that doesn't use commercial-scale...
27 Apr, 2016
The Paris climate conference, also known as COP 21, takes place from November 30 to December 11,...
12 Nov, 2015
A good government runs on good information. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a steep learning...
3 Nov, 2015
Pope Francis released on July 18, 2015 an unprecedented encyclical on climate change and the...
28 Aug, 2015
Long-held perceptions of Canada as a country with strict environmental standards and B.C. as a...
7 Jul, 2015
The extractive and resource industries in Canada and abroad are known for engaging in “dirty...
7 May, 2015
With only months left until the UN climate summit in Paris, talk of putting a price on carbon is on...
23 Apr, 2015
Without the work of charities and nonprofits, Canada may well lack many laws we take for granted —...
4 Dec, 2014
Hosted by DeSmogBlog contributor Farron Cousins, the DeSmogCAST is a weekly show and podcast that...
18 Nov, 2014
This four-part series explores in practical terms how B.C. could transform into a truly sustainable...
24 Oct, 2014
Deep in British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains, a controversy has brewed for more than 20 years. The...
29 Sep, 2014
Canada's oilsands, situated in Northern Alberta, represent one of the largest oil deposits in the...
26 Jul, 2014
Canada is full of amazing lakes and rivers, but many Canadians don't realize our water is under...
22 Jul, 2014
Fourteen hours. That’s roughly how long it takes to drive the 1,220 kilometres between Vancouver...
22 May, 2014
It's been nearly one year since Canada's “war on science” first made international headlines. This...
20 May, 2014
Democracy in the Pits is a two-part series outlining the tarnished reputation of Canada's mining...
16 Apr, 2014
As Alberta falls behind on its goal to capture 30 million tonnes of carbon emissions a year by 2020...
21 Feb, 2014
The Mine Next Door is an in-depth series on the proposed Ajax Mine near Kamloops, British Columbia...
30 Oct, 2013
This three-part series takes a look at Germany's transition to a clean energy economy. The country...
10 Oct, 2013
From Joseph Schumpeter’s description of “creative destruction” to the fabled entrepreneurial powers...
30 Aug, 2013
The DeSmog Dialogues include a series of interviews between DeSmog Canada founder and president,...
29 Jul, 2013
In this interview series Gabriel Levy from the blog People and Nature takes an in-depth look at...
16 Jul, 2013
This two-part series looks at corporate greenwashing campaigns and asks how industry might be held...
11 Jul, 2013
According to a DeSmog Canada investigation B.C. has been seriously underreporting emissions from...
9 May, 2013
Minimizing the worst effects of climate change seems like a goal we should all be able to agree on...
24 Apr, 2013
This is a four-part series exploring the attack on Canadian charities and how Canada's charitiable...
22 Apr, 2013
This is a three-part series on the political greenwashing of the tar sands by DeSmog Canada...
5 Apr, 2013
Blame Canada is a four-part series revealing how Canada is becoming a fossil-fuelled energy...
4 Apr, 2013
This series explores bad arguments in the Canadian public sphere. The aim of the series is to take...
1 Apr, 2013
Why does the death of Chávez mark the beginning of a new, brighter era in the mind of Prime...
14 Mar, 2013