February 5, 2010 A key component of accelerating the deployment of clean renewable energy sources is a policy known as the Feed-in Tariff (FIT). Under FITs, governments set cost-based rates for various types of renewable energy to allow modest profits to ...
Sierra Club Atlantic Submission to NS Law Amendments Committee on Bill 61- Non-essential Pesticides Control Act
May 10, 2010 By introducing Bill 61, the province of Nova Scotia took a proactive stance, one that ensures chemicals must be proved to be safe before that can be used in the province. This is a truly progressive step, one that will protect our health, cre ...
August 3, 2010 While the Sierra Club Canada – Atlantic Canada Chapter supports rate restructuring of water, waste water and storm utilities in the interest of improved management and sustainability, the current rate structure application does not suffic ...
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August 6, 2010 I present arguments in favour of the small-scale, community owned, renewable energy generation in Newfoundland and Labrador. I identify current bottlenecks in the development of the distributed energy generation in the province and list ...
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Response to Newfoundland & Labrador Public Discussion Document: “Responding to Climate Change in Newfoundland & Labrador”
July 31, 2010 Executive Summary The existing greenhouse emission targets are weaker than required according to the latest science and the existing strategies did not deliver the expected results. We make a number of specific policy recommendations to cha ...
August 26, 2010 This is the Agenda for the Annual Gathering for Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter! Register today! 0KB Wood, Water, Work. Getting out what we put in! Friday, Sept. 10 Saturday, Sept. 11 Sunday, Sept. 12 ...
Response of Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to Open Letter Requesting Stop to Oil and Gas Exploration in Gulf of St. Lawrence
October 1, 2010 0KB Dear Ms. Gorman: Thank you for your correspondence of September 14 and 16, 2010, regarding the Gulf of St. Lawrence oil and gas regulatory regime. I share your views regarding the importance of the Gulf of St. Lawrence marine ecosystem ...
Percentage of sets containing coral- NAFO 3O protection zone (All fisheries, All gear types, 2004 & 2005)
January 31, 2004 A map illustrating percentage of fishing sets (from all fisheires and all gear types) containing deep sea corals off southern Newfoundland (Northwest Atlantic Fishieries Organization 3O) for 2004 and 2005. 0KB Atlantic Chapter ...