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  1. End ISDS and protect Canadian sovereignty

    ... facilitated a race to the bottom in which corporations could offshore jobs to exploit lower environmental and labour standards in ... Under this rule, efforts to curtail fossil fuel production could result in insufficient domestic supplies. Gordon Laxer and John Dillon, ...

    2018-03-05 17:19

  2. Response to Newfoundland & Labrador Public Discussion Document: “Responding to Climate Change in Newfoundland & Labrador”

    ... if there is one specific area, where stricter regulations could result in huge reductions in greenhouse emission, it is offshore flaring: ... left in the province. Again, the only reason such activity could appear to make any economic sense is that it is made in a  skewed ...

    2010-08-31 12:42

  3. Say NO to radioactive nuclear waste trafficking in Canada and U.S.

    ... risk.  A small accident involving radioactive material  could have catastrophic consequences." Ontario Power Generation  (OPG) ... A small accident involving radioactive material could have catastrophic consequences. “We will continue to work together ...

    2018-03-27 13:02

  4. A Brief History of Oil Spills (And Our Uncertain Future)

    ... the accidents were not due to problems with technology and could not have been prevented by regulations or timely inspections. Of the ... A similar disaster in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, for example, could devastate maritime fisheries, bring businesses to a halt, and ruin ...

    2010-06-14 14:22

  5. Coastal and Ocean Management in Newfoundland and Labrador

    ...   a) Effective structure: it could include a dedicated agency within the provincial government, and an ... cull A. The real ecosystem works as a food web, in which A could be also eating D, E, F, … which all may compete with B for C, and as a ...

    2011-01-01 23:20

  6. NAFTA Oil Sharing Clause Bites Deeper and Deeper

    ... to test my concern that the proportionality obligation could actually lead to energy shortages in Canada. In a study entitled Over a ... increase in our obligation under the proportionality clause could suddenly become a grave danger to our security. The proportionality ...

    2014-02-07 08:49

  7. MEDIA BACKGROUNDER: Sierra Club Canada submits to National Energy Board its official response to the Joint Review Panel report on the Mackenzie Gas Project

    ... would need to be implemented before the project could be deemed sustainable, and therefore in the public interest. • The NEB ... the Kyoto Protocol. Based on this analysis, the Project could move Canada approximately 7.6% to 15.7% in the wrong direction compared ...

    2010-02-12 13:06

  8. We must close the Chicago waterways connections to keep Asian carp from taking over our Great Lakes and beyond before it is too late!

    ... as high not just for the Great Lakes but noted silver carp could invade all of the rivers and lakes up to James Bay and west to Alberta. ... none of these meeting are even close to locations Canadians could attend. But these are shared waters and we Canadians have a lot to lose ...

    2014-01-17 15:04

  9. The case for Distributed Energy Generation - Newfoundland and Labrador

    ... by 2009). The wind and other distributed energy sources could easily reduce or entirely replace the need for the power curently ... between the island and the mainland: we could easily produce more energy on the island than we consume; the connection ...

    2010-08-06 10:02

  10. Sierra Club Atlantic Presentation to New Brunswick Energy Commission

    ... wasted would provide our province with more energy than it could obtain from any method of generating additional electric power, ... be strongly motivated to reduce their consumption. They could do this by simple steps like turning off unused lights and equipment. But ...

    2011-03-07 18:44