Climate change

10 Ways You Can Help Stop Climate Change

April 2011
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By taking these 10 tips to heart, you'll help the climate, reduce your energy use, save money and improve your neighbourhood — all at the same time! You'll feel great about making a positive change in the world, and you'll inspire friends and family to do the same. More »

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Doing Business in a New Climate: A Guide to Measuring, Reducing and Offsetting Greenhouse Gas Emissions

March 2010
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Doing Business in a New Climate provides guidance and resources for the key activities that make up a greenhouse gas management program, including measuring, reducing, and offsetting emissions, and developing a communications strategy around the program. The guide also profiles leading businesses that are benefiting from greenhouse gas management. More »

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Purchasing Carbon Offsets: A Guide for Canadian Consumers, Businesses, and Organizations

July 2009
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The David Suzuki Foundation and the Pembina Institute have prepared this guide to help Canadian consumers, businesses and organizations assess the quality of carbon offsets and the vendors that sell them. It includes a survey of 20 carbon offset vendors from Canada and around the world to help shed light on how these vendors are performing. More »

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Provincial Power Play: Breaking Away from Federal Inaction on Climate Change

October 2008
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In the absence of effective policies from Canada's federal government to tackle global warming, many provinces have stepped up to implement their own plans and policies. Provincial Power Play: Breaking Away from Federal Inaction on Climate Change documents this shift, assessing each province's climate change plans and programs and comparing the relative merits of each. More »

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Stop global warming: Go carbon neutral brochure

June 2007
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Although the best thing for the environment is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions instead of offsetting them, it is impossible to reduce emissions to zero. Purchasing offsets is a practical and inexpensive way to compensate for emissions that otherwise wouldn't be addressed.... More »

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All Over the Map: 2006 Status Report of Provincial Climate Change Plans

January 2006
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All Over the Map: 2006 Status Report of Provincial Climate Change Plans looks at provincial climate change efforts. It assesses each province's plan and analyzes each one's commitment to meet the challenges of climate change. With a couple of exceptions, most provinces and territories aren't leading in areas where they could be. More »

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All Over the Map: A comparison of provincial climate change plans

2005
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This report looks at provincial and territorial action on climate change, compares their greenhouse gas emissions, assesses their climate change plans and evaluates their records. The report finds most provinces are doing little or nothing to address climate change. More »

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