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VANCOUVER — The B.C. NDP today announced its Clean Growth and Climate Action plan. The plan includes five guiding principles: reduce carbon pollution, gradually increase B.C.’s federally mandated carbon price, ensure changes are affordable, invest in growing the clean economy, and regulate carbon pollution sector by sector. Jeremy Moorhouse, senior analyst at Clean Energy Canada, made…

Survey also shows most Canadians support a transition from fossil fuel reliance as quickly as possible, including half in Alberta OTTAWA—New public opinion research found that roughly 20 million Canadian adults (69 per cent) heard something about the recent First Ministers’ Meeting on climate—including 9 million who heard either a lot or a fair bit…

We congratulate the Prime Minister and Premiers on achieving a national plan to drive clean growth and make real progress on climate change.  This plan includes the key elements needed to do so, including a rising price on carbon, world class standards for clean power and energy efficiency, major investments in clean infrastructure like buildings,…

First Ministers Meeting on climate December 2016

OTTAWA—Clean Energy Canada released the following statement in response to the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change released today: QUOTES “For the first time, governments across Canada are working together to hit a national climate target. That’s real progress. “It took leadership from the federal government and many of the premiers to get today’s…

VANCOUVER / COAST SALISH TERRITORY — Today, the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, Pembina Institute, and Clean Energy Canada released the first independent assessment of British Columbia’s Climate Leadership Plan in combination with the federal government’s recently announced carbon price schedule. The analysis, prepared by Navius Research, projects that the combined carbon pollution from LNG…

The federal government today announced it would be consulting with governments and Canadians to develop a national clean fuel standard. The policy would mandate a smaller carbon footprint for fossil fuels supplied in Canada, while also promoting cleaner energy sources such as biofuels, electricity and hydrogen. QUOTES “Today’s commitment shows leadership on clean transportation in…

EDMONTON — The Government of Alberta announced today its plans to facilitate the transition away from coal-fired power. Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following comments in response: QUOTES “Earlier this week the federal government announced that traditional coal-fired power plants would be phased out across Canada by 2030. That leaves provinces with coal-fired…

OTTAWA — The Government of Canada announced today that it will accelerate investments in clean electricity by phasing out traditional coal-fired electricity by 2030, increasing the country’s supply of non-emitting electricity from 80 to 90 per cent over the same period. Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response…

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