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Turning Down the Heat is intended to assist in the search for ways to reduce Canadian greenhouse gas emissions. It examines the potential role for emissions trading in implementation of Canada’s greenhouse gas emission reduction commitments under the Kyoto Protocol.

Author: Rolfe, Chris
Publication Date: May 1998
Pages: 433

In December 1997, negotiators from all the Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting at the Third Conference of the Parties to the Convention in Kyoto, Japan, successfully negotiated legally binding emission reduction commitments for nations the developed nations that are incl

Author: Rolfe, Chris
Publication Date: January 1998
Pages: 17

ENGOs perspectives on emissions trading are increasingly dependent on the details of individual emissions trading programs and judgments of whether a program's particular environmental pros and cons outweigh the pros and cons of "command and control" alternatives.

Author: Rolfe, Chris
Publication Date: June 1997
Pages: 5

I was asked to provide environmentalists' perspective on U.S. proposals for greenhouse gas emission trading between nations. To begin with it should be pointed out that there is no single defined position of environmentalists, but instead a range of opinions.

Author: Rolfe, Chris
Publication Date: June 1997
Pages: 5

Response to the Department of Transport's December 21, 1996 Canada Gazette request for submissions on motor vehicle emission regulation for Canada.

Author: Rolfe, Chris
Publication Date: May 1997
Pages: 9

Today's environmental imperatives are propelling us into an era where we must rethink our approach to environmental protection.

Author: Hillyer, Ann
Publication Date: May 1996
Pages: 10

Speaker's presentation slides that provide information and analyses on global climate change.

Author: Rolfe, Chris
Publication Date: February 1996
Pages: 9

Press relations are one of the most important tools at the disposal of community groups today. The news media reaches audiences that are beyond the range of traditional grassroots organizing techniques.

Author: Ura, Michael
Publication Date: January 1992
Pages: 44


Author: Andrews, William; Alexander, Lawrence
Publication Date: October 1991
Pages: 30

A colouring book aimed at teaching ecological values to children. Reissued as an online publication in 2005.

Author: West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation; Illustrations by Stacey Muchowski
Publication Date: July 1986
Pages: 20