Headlines from the clean energy transition

Read the latest on the shift to clean energy here in Canada and around the world.

Infographic: How the Clean Fuel Standard could work

Infographic: How the Clean Fuel Standard could work

1. The federal government is developing a Clean Fuel Standard. In short: it will make the fuels that heat our homes and power our cars cleaner. It’s also the single biggest carbon-fighting policy...

Why rebates for electric cars work

Why rebates for electric cars work

Last month, Ottawa officially kicked off work on a national strategy for zero-emission cars. And this week, a thoughtful report from Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission said that offering incentives to...

Why carbon pricing won't make Canada less competitive

Why carbon pricing won’t make Canada less competitive

Let’s start with a prediction: Any move Ottawa makes toward a price on carbon pollution will be greeted with a chorus of concerns about competitiveness. Expect to hear that companies will be at...

Pricing carbon drives innovation and creates local jobs

Pricing carbon drives innovation and creates local jobs

If you want proof that carbon pricing is both an environmental and economic solution, take a walk through the headquarters of Markham-based Pond Technologies. What you’ll find are containers and...

Canada's niche in the clean energy transition

Canada’s niche in the clean energy transition

“We are witnessing a transformation of global power markets led by renewables.” Those were the words of Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency—an institution...