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Past Work

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Past Projects 

Find out more about our past work as the Energy Issues Committee here.


Position Statements






Factsheets and Submissions

2030 Climate Change Targets for Nova Scotia (March 2019)

Tidal Power in Nova Scotia

LNG - Submission to Review of GHG Standards for LNG (July 2016)

Coal Power Regulations - Federal Coal Phase-Out and Equivalency Agreement
Submission to Environment and Climate Change Canada
 (April 2018)



EGSPA: Setting Stringent and Long-term GHG Emission Reduction Targets in Nova Scotia (ECELAW) (April 2018)

Cap and Trade: Scoping Study of the Potential Linkage of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to the Western Climate Initiative (WCI) (May 2017)

Opportunities for Growth through the Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act (2017)

NEB Modernization: An East Coast Perspective (March 2017)

Out with the Coal, in with the new - 2030 Coal Phase-out for Canada (Nov, 2016) 

Note on Priority Climate Action Areas for Nova Scotia (August 2016)

Environmental Threat From Eastern Refineries Exposed by Catherine Abreu (2013)

Energy Challenge 2014: Helping non-profit community organizations reap the benefits of energy efficiency (2014)

Keep It in the Ground:  The Impacts of Fracking in Nova Scotia by Jennifer West (2014)

Energy East: An Export Pipeline Not for Doemstic Gain (2014)

Electricity and Nova Scotia's Future: Hurdles and Opportunities by Catherine Abreu (2013)

Solving Nova Scotia's Electricity Pricing Problem: Energy Affordability vs Rising Electricity Prices by Brian Gifford (2013)

Highlights of energy reports (2013)

Summary of energy reports (2013)

Presentations and Submissions

Climate Organizing in Difficult Times

Antigonish Youth Activism Conference - March 2017

Energy East and the Risks to the Bay of Fundy

July 2016

Open letter: Anti-Poverty, Fair Economy, Labour and Environmental Advocates Agree on Five Key Principles for a made-in-Nova Scotia Carbon Pricing System
April, 2106

Letter to premier McNeil urging him to attend the Climate Summit in Quebec City
April, 2015

Letter regarding HRM Solar City Program to Mayor and Council
July 9, 2012

EAC Comments on the Draft Renewable Electricity Regulations

EAC Opening Statement at UARB Hearing CI 39029
-July 26, 2010
Submitted by Jamie Simpson on behalf of the Ecology Action Centre

EAC's Press Backgrounder on Demand Side Management and the NSPI 2011 DSM UARB 
-April 19, 2010

Recommendations to Dr. David Wheeler and the Dalhousie team on the NS Renewable Energy Strategy Interim Report
RE: forest biomass energy recommendations
-December 17th, 2009

For older publications, please visit our publications archive.

Online Content

On April 23, 2014, the Ecology Action Centre hosted a webinar with geologist and energy expert David Hughes.  "Is fracking the energy answer for Nova Scotia" was broadcast live on youtube, and can be seen from the comfort of your own home, anytime!  Please watch the webcast, learn a little about fracking, energy and economics in Nova Scotia.

Is Fracking the Energy Answer for Nova Scotia?