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Strategic Assessment on Climate Change - Discussion Paper - Comments

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Below are questions found in the Discussion Paper on the Strategic Assessment of Climate Change.

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Below are questions found in the Discussion Paper on the Strategic Assessment of Climate Change.

**Please ensure that you are registered before answering the questions.

  • Question 1

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    17 Sep 2018
    The comment period for the discussion paper closed on September 14, 2018.

    For what types of project should upstream GHG emissions be included in the scope of GHG emissions assessed?





  • Question 2

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    17 Sep 2018
    The comment period for the discussion paper closed on September 14, 2018.

    How should uncertainty related to the analysis of GHG emissions be managed and communicated?



  • Question 3

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    17 Sep 2018
    The comment period for the discussion paper closed on September 14, 2018.

    What should be the relative importance of emission intensities and absolute emissions?


  • Question 4

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    17 Sep 2018
    The comment period for the discussion paper closed on September 14, 2018.

    Should project emission intensities be compared to comparable, high-performing and energy‑efficient projects in Canada and internationally?



  • Question 5

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    17 Sep 2018
    The comment period for the discussion paper closed on September 14, 2018.

    Should avoided emissions be subtracted from a project’s GHG emissions?



  • Question 6

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    17 Sep 2018
    The comment period for the discussion paper closed on September 14, 2018.

    How should GHG offsets be considered in the impact assessment process?

  • Question 7

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    17 Sep 2018
    The comment period for the discussion paper closed on September 14, 2018.

    Should carbon leakage considerations enter into a project’s assessment, and if so, how?

  • Question 8

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    17 Sep 2018
    The comment period for the discussion paper closed on September 14, 2018.

    What criteria should be considered in determining GHG emissions thresholds? What are your views on applying thresholds to determine which projects are on the Project List?



  • Question 9

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    17 Sep 2018
    The comment period for the discussion paper closed on September 14, 2018.

    What type of information should be required in the early planning phase to support discussions on whether, from a GHG emission perspective, an impact assessment is required?





  • Question 10

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    17 Sep 2018
    The comment period for the discussion paper closed on September 14, 2018.

    How should the implementation of best available technology / best environmental practices economically achievable be considered in the early planning phase?