As part of the process for establishing a protected area in the Northwest Territories (NWT), an assessment of the potential socio-economic effects of designating a protected area is required. The NWT is currently assessing whether it should protect all or parts of the Ts‟ude niline Tu‟eyeta Candidate Protected Area, an area of about 15,000 square kilometres in the Sahtu Region, and has commissioned this study to assess the potential social and economic impacts on the adjacent community of Fort Good Hope. (En anglais seulement)
Conservation planning, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines, Monitoring, Research and data
Building a regulatory framework for geothermal energy development in the NWT: A report for the Government of Northwest Territories, Environment and Natural Resources
Peggy Holroyd and Jennifer Dagg, Pembina Institute
This report documents the key policy issues associated with geothermal energy development and makes recommendations for developing a regulatory framework for geothermal energy in the NWT. This report contains the results of a jurisdictional review focused on nine countries as well as interviews with geothermal energy experts around the world.
Climate change, Legislation, regulations, policy and guidelines