Publications

The Truth About Pesticides

Publication Date: 
January 9, 2004
A Sierra Club of Canada Fact Sheet

Will the National Forest Strategy Make a Difference

Publication Date: 
May 1, 2003
A Sierra Club of Canada Assessment - May 1, 2003 This is the first time that the Sierra Club of Canada (or indeed any campaign-based environmental organization) has participated actively in the development of the National Forest Strategy. In the past environmental organizations have for the most part been wary of the National Forest Strategy, viewing it as largely a public relations exercise of relatively little significance in actually leveraging positive changes in policies and practices affecting Canada’s forests. The Sierra Club of Canada decided to set aside this skepticism in order to participate actively and constructively in the development of the new National Forest Strategy.

Response to the Draft Newfoundland and Labrador Sustainable Forest Management Strategy

Publication Date: 
June 2, 2003
The “Response to the Draft Newfoundland and Labrador Sustainable Forest Management Strategy” is a collaborative effort of several ENGOs, an aboriginal group, and concerned individuals from Newfoundland and Labrador. It presents comments, omissions, and recommendations to the Newfoundland and Labrador Sustainable Forest Management Strategy: Draft (SFMS) that was release for a 60-day public consideration process on June 2, 2003.

Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Reservoirs

Publication Date: 
September 8, 2003
A Sierra Club of Canada Discussion Paper — September 2003 Version française : résumé

Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Reservoirs

Publication Date: 
September 8, 2003
A Sierra Club of Canada Discussion Paper — September 2003 FULL REPORT Forests affect and are affected by climate change in numerous ways. The impacts of climate change on forests and forest health can be expected to be significant, and in some regions severe. Large undisturbed forests will be of increasing importance as refuges and migration routes for species forced into new regions with more suitable climate. Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Reservoirs focuses on the potential role of forests in mitigating climate change through enhanced storage of carbon.

Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Reservoirs

Publication Date: 
September 8, 2003
A Sierra Club of Canada Discussion Paper — September 2003 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Report of the Main Advisory Group to Sierra Club of Canada and Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Company

Publication Date: 
September 8, 2003
Recommendations in a recently released industry-SCC report represent a significant step forward towards resolving conflicts between logging and wilderness preservation in a watershed of about 1,000 km2 on the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland. This is an area of old-growth boreal forest that is ecologically significant, important for wilderness recreation and a source of fiber for Corner Brook Pulp and Paper’s newsprint mill in nearby Corner Brook

The State of Ontario's Forests - A Cause for Concern

Publication Date: 
January 8, 2004
FULL REPORT Ontario's State of the Forests Report, released in the summer of 2002, provides detailed information on managed forests in Ontario to the public. It uses criteria and indicators as a framework for providing this information.

The State of Ontario's Forests - A Cause for Concern

Publication Date: 
January 8, 2004
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Ontario's State of the Forests Report, released in the summer of 2002, provides detailed information on managed forests in Ontario to the public. It uses criteria and indicators as a framework for providing this information.