Publications


The Need to Reform BC’s Private Managed Forest Land Act


Report prepared for Wildsight outlines BCs Private Managed Forest Lands Act, offers examples of how current practices on private managed forest land is causing harm to communities across BC, and proposes eight suggestions for law reform.


BRIEFING NOTE: Key Elements of a Participant Funding Program for BC’s Environmental Assessment Act


The provincial government enacted the new Environmental Assessment Act in November 2018, and it is currently developing regulations and policies before the bill comes into force. The ELC is collaborating with West Coast Environmental Law and other environmental groups to advocate for optimal regulations under the new Act.


EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Tools for Municipal Governments in BC to Implement a Target of 100% Renewable Energy by 2050


Prepared for British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association Executive Summary of the report that provides an overview of British Columbia’s municipal jurisdiction to achieve 100% renewable energy (“100% RE”) commitments. Link to full report


Tools for Municipal Governments in BC to Implement a Target of 100% Renewable Energy by 2050


Prepared for British Columbia Sustainable Energy Association The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of British Columbia’s municipal jurisdiction to achieve 100% renewable energy (“100% RE”) commitments. In response to the threat posed by climate change and the growing movement to transition from fossil fuels, a number of municipalities on Southern Vancouver >


Federal Government Action and Climate Change


An ELC Clinic report documenting federal government actions that subsidize the fossil fuel industry and enable greenhouse gas emissions. Introduction: Part I of this report details the specific methods by which the federal government provides subsidies and financial support to the fossil fuel industry. Where possible, it includes estimates of subsidies to the fossil fuel >