Reports

Kyoto and Beyond: The low-emission path to innovation and efficiency

2002
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This study from the David Suzuki Foundation and the Climate Action Network of Canada shows that Canada can meet and even exceed the Kyoto Protocol's greenhouse gas emission reduction targets using proven technologies available today. The report shows Canada can dramatically cut its emissions, with massive savings in energy bills for consumers. More »

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Keeping Canada in Kyoto: The case for immediate ratification and domestic emission reductions

2002
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This short analysis and commentary on the Kyoto Protocol was presented to the federal government as part of the National Climate Change Process in June 2002. It outlines the importance of adopting the Kyoto Protocol and shows how it will help create strong economic growth. More »

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Green Power Opportunities for Ontario

2002
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This report shows Ontario can reduce energy waste and generate enough green energy for the province to shut down all five of its polluting coal-fired electricity plants. The report was prepared by the David Suzuki Foundation, the Canadian Institute of Environmental Law and Policy and the Toronto Renewable Energy Cooperative. More »

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Up in the Air: Canada's Mixed Record on Ozone Depletion and Climate Change

2002
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This report is a joint publication by the David Suzuki Foundation and the University of Victoria Eco-Research Chair that compares Canada's response to ozone depletion and climate change. More »

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Salmon Aquaculture: A brochure for chefs and food industry professionals

2002
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As part of our public education campaign about the risks of netcage salmon farming, this brochure informs chefs and professionals who work in the food industry why wild salmon is a superior choice to farmed salmon. While targeted at food professionals, the brochure contains valuable information for anyone interested in learning more about the negative environmental and health effects of salmon farming in Canada. Issues covered include disease, escapes, and habitat and species destruction. The brochure contains information so that you can take action by contacting Canada's Fisheries Minister. More »

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Making Kyoto Work: A transition strategy for Canadian energy workers

2002
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This study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds there are tremendous economic opportunities in becoming more energy efficient and developing new technologies. The study develops a transition strategy that allows Canada to meet its Kyoto Protocol commitments while providing support and employment for energy workers who lose their jobs. More »

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The Bottom Line on Kyoto: Economic Benefits of Canadian Action

2002
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The Bottom Line on Kyoto shows that energy efficiency innovations, cleaner fuels and other measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will generate jobs and economic growth in Canada. More »

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Habitats at Risk: Global Warming and Species Loss in Globally Significant Terrestrial Ecosystems

2002
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This report studies how global warming could affect the planet's "crown jewels" of nature and rates Canada among those most vulnerable. Released by the David Suzuki Foundation and the World Wildlife Fund, the report highlights the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. More »

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British Columbia at the Crossroads: Clean Energy or More Pollution?

2001
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This is a submission from the David Suzuki Foundation to the BC Energy Task Force. The report contains specific policy recommendations, which provide the foundation for an energy policy that would deliver province-wide economic and environmental benefits. More »

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Clear Choices, Clean Waters: The Leggatt Inquiry into Salmon Farming in British Columbia

2001
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For two weeks in October, 2001, former British Columbia Supreme Court Justice Stuart Leggatt held hearings to find out what British Columbians thought about the net-cage salmon farming industry. This report summarizes those hearings and makes recommendations to make the 'floating feedlot' industry more environmentally responsible. More »

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Canada — Climate Change and the New Economy

2001
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Presented to the House of Commons Finance Committee, Canada — Climate Change and the New Economy calls on the federal government to adopt the Kyoto Protocol, which will increase energy security, improve our living standards and create jobs. More »

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Super-un-Natural: Atlantic Salmon in BC Waters

2001
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Dr. John Volpe, who is leading the research on the effects of farm Atlantic salmon in Pacific waters, explains the risks of introducing non-native species and examines the myths and realities of this alien species since it was introduced to BC in 1984. More »

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