James Wilt

Weed Week

Growing Weed Is Pretty Bad for the Environment

The problems go way beyond the amount of water and electricity needed for cannabis crops.
James Wilt
4.18.17
environment

Canada Still Doesn’t Know How Much Pollution Its Military Emits

Armies around the world are gearing up for a new era of climate instability, yet are not required to count their own overseas contributions.
James Wilt
3.13.17
News

Global Fish Stocks Are in Even Worse Shape Than We Thought

New research suggests the amount of fish caught for consumption is double what is being reported.
James Wilt
12.15.16
News

The Arctic Is Melting and Little Is Being Done to Stop It

For the 60,000 Inuit people living there, the climate apocalypse is all too real.
VICE Staff
11.21.16
Stuff

Rapture Me Up, Daddy: Trump, the End of the World, and Me

How the concept of the "Rapture" came to be, was popularized by Christian pop culture and how it helped Donald Trump.
James Wilt
11.16.16
Stuff

Prisoners Keep Dying in Winnipeg’s Jails

Five people have died in less than seven months.
James Wilt
11.11.16
Stuff

How Green Energy Has Hurt First Nations in the North

We travelled Canada's North to find out how decades of Manitoba Hydro projects have impacted Indigenous communities in that province.
James Wilt
10.19.16
Stuff

Why Scott Gilmore’s Latest Claims About the North Are Bullshit

The Maclean's columnist writes that Canada's North is "empty" and in need of "development," so we talked to people who actually live or work there about why this is so misguided.
James Wilt
9.16.16
News

It Is a Shit Time to Be a Bear in Canada

Humans are delicious but terrible.
James Wilt
8.26.16
column

‘Hot Lesbian’ Pro-Oil Sands Ad Was ‘Ethical Oil’ Campaign at Its Extreme Endpoint

The ad was sexist and dumb but at least you know where its ideology is, which is more than you can say about Canada's pro-pipeline politicians.
James Wilt
7.26.16
Interviews

Catching Up with the ‘Stoked, My Dudes’ Kid

The dab is not dead.
James Wilt
7.7.16
column

BC Can’t Back LNG and Fight Climate Change at the Same Time, Climate Scientists Say

BC Premier Christy Clark believes LNG projects can save the economy and the planet. Climate change scientists believe otherwise.
James Wilt
6.27.16