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Sustainable development in the federal government I

Tim Williams

Sustainable development in the federal government I

the Commissioner of the environment and sustainable development

by Tim Williams

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Published by Library of Parliament in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Tim Williams.
SeriesBackgrounder -- PRB 05-12E
ContributionsCanada. Library of Parliament.
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22171627M

The World's Most Successful Model for Sustainable Urban Development? Like most of the initiatives in this book the impetus for change came from the bottom up via graassroots activism which then caused change at the top in legislation and planning. Renewable energy production is encouraged with tax credits from the federal government and.   Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL’s) Sustainable Transportation Program (STP) works with government and industry to develop scientific knowledge and new technologies that accelerate the deployment of energy-efficient vehicles and intelligent, secure, and accessible transportation systems. book – Sustainability in One Generation at the FCM Sustainable Communities annual conference in at which Karl Henrik Robert was a keynote speaker. While the lower mainland of BC was a hotbed of ideas and energy around sustainable cities, the rest of Canada was also ablaze. Private sector developments paralleled the not-for-profit sector.   With sustainable urban development principles forming the basis of spatial planning, energy planning is further operationalized through provisions for energy conservation, energy efficiency, and renewable energy within each spatial framework at each planning level. Following the general objectives formulated at the EU and Federal State levels.


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