Content tagged “sustainability”

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  • Drive Green: Company Car Tax Shift

    Drive Green: Company Car Tax Shift is a groundbreaking policy proposal to reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. The policy encourages employees to drive more fuel efficient company cars (pick-up trucks are excluded) by shifting some of the tax burden from efficient cars to those that pollute more. More »

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  • A Cut Above: Ecological Principles for Sustainable Forestry on BC's Coast

    This report outlines nine principles to guide the development and implementation of ecologically sustainable forest practices in coastal British Columbia. Drafted with help from an advisory team of leaders in the field of ecological sustainability, these guiding principles illustrate a fundamentally different approach to forest management and planning in comparison to the current, industrial model. The report provides an ecological rationale for each principle, as well as examples of "best practices" drawn from existing frameworks in other jurisdictions to illustrate realistic models of how the principles can be applied on the ground. Also detailed are relevant current practices in British Columbia and key areas of ecological uncertainty that exist regarding each principle. More »

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  • Living Within Our Means

    Humanity has awakened to choices on the fate of the Earth and the species within it that yesterday were hard to imagine. We've discovered we're destroying forty to one hundred species a day through overharvesting, waste, and spoiled habitat. Living Within Our Means report compressed.pdf... More »

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