Climate Change

Conservation Ontario’s Comments on “Guide: Consideration of Climate Change in Environmental Assessment in Ontario” (EBR# 012-5806)

Conservation Ontario’s submission to MOECC on the draft “Guide: Consideration of Climate Change in Environmental Assessment in Ontario” (EBR# 012-5806). The purpose of the Guide is to broaden the understanding of proponents and the public about MOECC’s expectations for considering the effects of climate change in environmental assessment studies and processes. Conservation Ontario’s comments were supportive of the Guide’s recommendation of including climate change mitigation and adaptation considerations in environmental assessment projects in Ontario. The comments highlighted the need for more direction on considering a project’s effects on the resilience to climate change of the surrounding environment, infrastructure and communities.

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Conservation Ontario’s submission on: Climate Change Mitigation and Low-Carbon Economy Act, 2016 (EBR# 012-6844)

Conservation Ontario’s comments on the “Climate Change Mitigation and Low-Carbon Economy Act, 2016” (EBR# 012-6844) - submitted to MOECC on March 24, 2016.

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Conservation Ontario’s submission on: Cap and Trade Program Design Options (EBR# 012-5666)

Conservation Ontario’s comments on the “Cap and Trade Program Design Options” (EBR# 012-5666) - submitted to MOECC on December 16, 2015.

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Conservation Ontario’s comments on the Climate Change Discussion Paper (EBR# 012-3452)

Conservation Ontario's comments on the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change's, Climate Change Discussion Paper (EBR# 012-3452)

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Watershed Management Futures for Ontario Conservation Ontario Whitepaper

This whitepaper, entitled Watershed Management Futures for Ontario has been developed by Conservation Ontario to stimulate a discussion between Conservation Authorities (CA’s) and the Province on options for a renewed watershed management partnership. It responds to issues and concerns that have been raised by partners, including municipalities and Ministries, non-government organizations (NGOs), the development industry, landowners, and CAs themselves. - Great Lakes - Conservation Authorities Act

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CO Comments on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in Ontario

CO comments on the Ministry of the Environment (MOE)'s discussion paper “Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in Ontario: A Discussion Paper” (EBR# 011-7940).Conservation Ontario is highly supportive of the Ministry of Environment’s (MOE) commitment to developing a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions reductions program tailored to suit Ontario’s needs. - Green Energy - Renewable Energy - Greenhouse Gases, - Green Economy - Solar Power - Wind - Hyrdopower

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Conservation Ontario’s Response to Climate Ready: Ontario’s Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan June 2011

CO response to ‘Climate Ready: Ontario’s Adaptation Strategy & Action Plan". This response promotes the use of an an Integrated Watershed Management (IWM) approach as a logical means to organize and coordinate the work of the various Ministries and agencies that involved in adapting to our changing climate. - Green Energy - Renewable Energy - Greenhouse Gases, - Green Economy - Solar Power - Wind - Hyrdopower

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CO Comments on MOE Discussion Paper on A Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade System for Ontario, June 2009

CO comments the Ministry of the Environment's Discussion Paper: Moving Forward: A Greenhouse Gas Cap-and-Trade System for Ontario, June 2009 (EBR #010-6740). - Green Energy - Renewable Energy - Greenhouse Gases, - Green Economy - Solar Power - Wind - Hyrdopower

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