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The big energy story in Canada continues to be pipelines. Still. Why? There’s controversy, for starters, but it’s also the fact that energy exports – especially oil – make up a big chunk of Canada’s exports, and we’re an export-driven economy. “Whether you build the next pipeline or not … the economy of Canada will…

VANCOUVER — Merran Smith, executive director of Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement on the conclusion of a meeting of federal and provincial environment ministers in Ottawa today: “Canada can reduce carbon pollution by transforming how we produce and use energy, and create big opportunities for new investment and new jobs in the process….

We’re now past the halfway point of the international climate negotiations in Paris. There’s much optimism that a strong agreement will be reached, and clean energy is adding to that sense of momentum. A strong agreement coming out of Paris would set the world on a trajectory to cut emissions and limit the impacts of…

Smart policy, not the Business Council of British Columbia’s (BCBC) plan of inaction, is how B.C. can drive down carbon pollution while maintaining the competitiveness of the province’s export industries. In BCBC’s critique of our latest report, A Clean Economy and Jobs Plan for British Columbia, BCBC argues there are three main reasons the province…

Here in Paris, there is a palpable sense of solidarity and excitement as the United Nations climate change conference gets underway. For those following from afar, here are a few highlights (including some tweets I’ve posted) from the past week. A diverse delegation from Canada On Monday, over 150 heads of state and government leaders spoke at the conference, including…

‘Clean energy is not only a good climate change solution, says Ms. Smith, it’s also “good business” and creates jobs.’ As the 2015 United Nations Climate Change conference in Paris takes off, the Globe and Mail sits down with climate policy and clean energy experts, including our executive director Merran Smith, to discuss the momentum behind Canada’s race to clean…

VICTORIA — Today the Government of British Columbia released the report and recommendations of the Climate Leadership Team, which it established in May to provide expert advice on a new climate action plan for the province. Merran Smith, executive director at Clean Energy Canada, served on the Climate Leadership Team. The Team’s recommendations chart an…

The world is gathering in Paris, France, for another round of negotiations that aim to produce a global agreement to ramp up the fight against climate change. While there have been many rounds of talks before this, there are three main reasons the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) is seen as a significant milestone in…

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