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"Taking Credit: Canada and the Role of Sinks in International Climate Negotiations" examines the science and policies surrounding controversial sections of the Kyoto Protocol that deal with carbon sinks.
The Canadian government, and its insistence on ''credit for sinks,'' was blamed for blocking progress on an international deal to stop climate change. Why the concern over credit for sinks?
The past decade has been a time of significant change for forestry and land use in British Columbia.
Richard Manwaring, Project Manager, Results Based Code Pilot Projects Ministry of Forests,
Dear Mr. Manwaring:
Since 1974, West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) has provided legal services to members of the public concerned about harm to the environment.
Sand and gravel pits and quarries are the source of many environmental and community concerns, and are resulting in numerous regional conflicts in BC.
The following review of the Bulkley Results-Based Forest Practices Code Pilot Project (the "Pilot Project") was prepared on behalf of the Forest Caucus of the BC Environmental Network by Andrew Gage, Barrister & Solicitor.
Sand and gravel pit permitting is creating real conflict throughout communities in BC. Community land use conflicts need meaningful, community driven solutions.