Category Archives: Climate Change

Recommendations on Implementing the Oil Sands Emission Limit

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Recommendations on Implementing the Oil Sands Emission Limit Report Commented On: Oil Sands Advisory Group (OSAG), Recommendations on Implementation of the Oil Sands Emissions Limit Established by the Alberta Climate Leadership Plan, dated May 8, 2017, … Continue reading

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Do Comparisons Between Tobacco and Climate Change Liability Withstand Scrutiny?

By: Martin Olszynski, Sharon Mascher, and Meinhard Doelle PDF Version: Do Comparisons Between Tobacco and Climate Change Liability Withstand Scrutiny? Research Commented On: “From Smokes to Smokestacks: Lessons from Tobacco for the Future of Climate Change Liability” (2017) Geo Envtl L Rev … Continue reading

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The Efficiency Plank in Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Efficiency Plank in Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan Report Commented On: Getting it Right: A More Energy Efficient Alberta, Final Report of the Alberta Energy Efficiency Advisory Panel, released 23 January 2017 and related press release … Continue reading

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Finally, a Plan (albeit drip-by-drip) to Phase Out Coal and Keep the Lights On

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Finally, a Plan (albeit drip-by-drip) to Phase Out Coal and Keep the Lights On Documents and press releases commented on: (1) Press Release, Electricity Price Protection, November 22, 2016; (2) AESO, Alberta’s Wholesale Electricity Market Transmission … Continue reading

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Avoiding the “Tyranny of Small Decisions”: A Canadian Environmental Assessment Regime for the 21st Century

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: Avoiding the “Tyranny of Small Decisions”: A Canadian Environmental Assessment Regime for the 21st Century Matter Commented On: Expert Panel Review of Environmental Assessment Processes The Expert Panel charged with reviewing Canada’s environmental assessment regime lands … Continue reading

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