Publications

Over the years, Sierra Club of Canada has posted many of its publications to the web in both html and pdf formats. If a publication isn't listed here, it may be available in a print version. Contact us at info@sierraclub.ca if you can't find what you're looking for.
2004-01-13   |   View this publication
“The looting of Iraqi nuclear facilities in 2003, which occurred after U.S. led forces entered the country, has offered another blow to social and environmental security in the region. The most troubling of cases concerns the Tuwaitha nuclear plant, located 48 kilometres south of Baghdad, where an estimated two hundred blue plastic barrels containing uranium oxide were stolen. After dumping the radioactive contents and rinsing out the barrels in the rivers, poverty-stricken residents used the containers for storing basic amenities like water, cooking oil and tomatoes. Extra barrels were sold to other villages or used to transport milk to distanced regions, thus making the critical problem increasingly widespread.”
2004-01-13   |   View this publication
Suburban sprawl development is hazardous to Ontario taxpayers’ pocket books and to the environment. Over the next 25 years in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) alone, costs will be over $70 billion, or more than $14,000 per person, if sprawling housing development continues.
2004-01-13   |   View this publication   |   Toxics Awareness and Education
Incineration of toxic waste is an unacceptable solution. Response to the proposed Bennett incinerator, Belledune, New Brunswick.
2004-01-09   |   View this publication   |   Water
Testing for NAFTA effects in the Great Lakes Basin
2004-01-09   |   View this publication   |   none
Examining Canada's Priority Interests at the WTO/FTAA Negotiations: Or, how NOT to promote environmental protection.
2004-01-09   |   View this publication   |   none
2004-01-09   |   View this publication   |   none
From Swordfish to Services
2004-01-09   |   View this publication   |   Pesticide Awareness
Roughly 25% of school-aged kids get lice each year, and hundreds of millions of dollars are spent on treatment, but just how effective are they? And what are the possible health effects of direct application of chemical pesticides for children? A variety of non-toxic treatments are available, and many have been used by families wishing to avoid the adverse effects of pesticides and drugs.

            

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