The Paris to Projects Research Initiative
49 Pages Posted: 23 Feb 2018
Date Written: February 6, 2018
This working paper explores the key components and provisions that need to be incorporated into impact assessment legislation to ensure that assessed undertakings help meet Canadian climate change mitigation commitments and duties.
This discussion paper includes a summary that serves as a basic briefing note on the core climate components that should be included in the new federal legislation. It also includes a box presenting the tests for determining an undertaking's contributions to meeting Canada's international climate change mitigation commitments, and a more detailed discussion of implications for the new law.
Keywords: impact assessment, climate change, environmental assessment, sustainability assessment
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