Headlines from the clean energy transition

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A clean energy cheat sheet for budget 2017

A clean energy cheat sheet for budget 2017

Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled his second budget last week, and we saw a lot to like in its pages. The headline we took from this year’s edition is that Ottawa is not backing off on climate...

Ontario's coal phaseout in perspective

Ontario’s coal phaseout in perspective

In a new report released this morning, the Fraser Institute paints a simplistic portrait of Ontario’s coal phaseout—the single largest greenhouse gas reduction initiative in North America to...

Letter: How we define Canada's clean growth century

Letter: How we define Canada's clean growth century

The 150-year history of Confederation is but a speck of time compared to the lifespan of planet earth. Birthdays are a good time to look back, but an even better time to look forward. As Canadians,...

B.C.'s latest climate plan fails its most important test

B.C.'s latest climate plan fails its most important test

The true measure of any climate plan can be boiled down to one question: how well does it reduce carbon pollution? Apply this test to the B.C. Climate Leadership Plan, which involved more than 15...

A glimpse at the future of electricity in Ontario

A glimpse at the future of electricity in Ontario

Electricity is a big deal in Ontario. Whether driven by public outcry over rising rates or the propensity of politicians to respond, you can’t turn a corner—let alone the pages of a...

What is a clean fuel standard? Lessons from B.C.

What is a clean fuel standard? Lessons from B.C.

One of B.C.’s most effective climate policies is so affordable that most British Columbians don’t even realize it exists. What’s more, B.C. is the only province in Canada currently employing...

Statement to premiers on Canada's clean growth plan

Statement to premiers on Canada's clean growth plan

Dear Prime Minister and Premiers: Building a high performance, low carbon economy is a major economic opportunity and a vital environmental responsibility for Canada. As a diverse group of leaders...