December 20, 2012 Today the ELC announced the release of Maintaining Natural BC for Our Children: Selected Law Reform Proposals. This book is a series of 35 short, readable articles punctuated by photos and cartoons – that describe key >
Backgrounder for the ELC Associates teleconference on BC Environmental Laws: What Needs to Change? (April 23, 2012)
Conserving the PlanetWithout Hurting Low-Income Families ELC Home May 17, 2010 Conserving the PlanetWithout Hurting Low-Income Families Increasing household energy efficiency reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Energy-efficiency programs are now widespread, but they are often designed in a way that excludes >
November 2008 In the spring 2008 legislative session, the provincial government enacted new legislation enabling local governments to address climate change and energy efficiency measures. This summary outlines the provisions in the two relevant bills that relate to local governments >
Summary outlining the provisions in two relevant bills that relate to local governments and new climate change and energy efficiency measures legislation.
Backgrounder for Associates teleconference on Environmental Class Actions (June 9, 2008)
Backgrounder on Climate Change Litigation prepared for ELC Associates teleconference (Cohort 1 – Dec 3, 2007)
Although solar panels reduce energy costs, their substantial initial cost has stopped many home owners from upgrading to this environmentally friendly energy source. The ELC has helped take a first step towards getting over this financial hurdle. The idea >
Draft legislation for BC to follow California in setting targets to reduce emissions.
There ought to be a law to fight global warming in BC. Now we’ve written one. On Wednesday November 22, 7-9pm, come to the unveiling of “The Global Warming Solutions Act,” draft legislation written by UVic’s Environmental Law Clinic for >