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
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How well are we protecting fish and their habitat in BC? The numbers are not encouraging. The combined salmon catch for 1995 and 1996 is the lowest of any two year period in the last 35 years.
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.
Response to the Department of Transport's December 21, 1996 Canada Gazette request for submissions on motor vehicle emission regulation for Canada.
Administrative Monetary Penalties ("AMP"s) are one of an array of enforcement options that includes warning letters, tickets, permit cancellations and criminal prosecutions.
West Coast Environmental Law Association has provided legal services to citizens in British Columbia concerned about threats to the environment since 1974. One important area of our mandate involves working to improve environmental legislation, regulations and policy.
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The British Columbia Greenhouse Gas Action Plan was published in November 1995 by the British Columbia Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and the Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks.
This report is about the laws and policies that affect protection of biological diversity in British Columbia. Biodiversity means the whole spectrum of life on earth. It includes species diversity , genetic diversity and ecosystem diversity.