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Credit for Early Action allows firms that take early action to reduce emissions to be rewarded with credit against future regulatory standards or carbon taxes.
David Zirnhelt, Minister of Forests has stated that he hopes that this Forest Policy Review Process "will guide and stimulate informed public discussion on policy changes needed to promote an environmentally sustainable and economically vital forest econo
West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) welcomes the opportunity to comment on the draft Forest Stewardship Council Regional Certification Standard for British Columbia (the "Draft Standard").
These proceedings are the summary of Selling Clean Air: Market Instruments for Climate Protection, a two-day workshop on market instruments for climate change organized by West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation. The workshop was held October 15 and 16, 1998, in Vancouver.
The forest industry in British Columbia is at a turning point. People from diverse sectors of society are calling for change to the way we allocate and use our forests. Perspectives on the direction for change, however, are varied.
Occasional Paper series, Issue 25:01.
The West Coast Environmental Law Association welcomes the opportunity to make submissions to assist the Minister of Forests (the "Minister") in his decision whether to consent to the acquisition of MacMillan Bloedel Limited ("MB") by Weyerhaeuser Company
The Export Development Corporation of Canada (EDC) is a publicly financed Crown Corporation with a mandate to promote Canadian exports.
There are many reasons to be critical of the lack of federal leadership when it comes to the stewardship of Canadian water resources – not least among them is the lack of a meaningful federal water policy.