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A decade ago, there were only a couple thousand electric vehicles on the road worldwide. Last year, they cruised past a million—and kept going. But that’s nothing compared with what’s to come. China, for one, plans to add as many EVs next year as exist in the entire world today. And considering that transportation represents…

Recent Canadian headlines reveal a country trying to figure out how to spur clean economic growth in a way that includes and empowers the people, communities and sectors that built Canada into the strong nation it is today. Pipelines, LNG plants, ocean protection and the link between carbon pricing and competitiveness are all flashpoints in…

Ice storm damage. Photo: Canadian Pacific via Flickr CC.

With climate skeptic Donald Trump moving into the White House next year, critics in Canada are asking whether policies to cut carbon pollution here are now too expensive. So this feels like the perfect time for a reminder about the costs of climate change itself—the costs that smart regulations on carbon pollution will help us…

If you work in clean energy, chances are your inbox and Twitter feed have been overwhelmed with stories about the implications of a Trump presidency for the renewable energy sector. If you were watching markets, no doubt you took note of falling stock prices for clean energy companies. The prospects seem grim. And that won’t…

As Canada heads to Marrakech to kickstart the Paris Agreement—which compels governments around the globe to take carbon pollution out of their economies—our national climate policies are starting to take shape at home. Last week’s announcement by the feds to “green government” seems like a small step in the right direction as we make the shift…

When it comes to taking a pan-Canadian approach to climate action, a Chinese proverb says it all: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” The math is clear. Canada’s efforts to date—led predominantly by several provinces and laudable on many levels—won’t add up to the…

Here’s what would happen if we adopted proven provincial policies nationwide As Canada’s governments take on the daunting job of agreeing on a national climate plan, there’s a simple starting point they’ll want to consider: there are big gains to be made from adopting the best of today’s provincial policies nationwide. In early December, premiers…

What happens when the world’s largest economy decides it wants to be a leader in tackling climate change? We’re about to find out. For years, the only headlines about China and climate change were about the fast-developing country’s intransigence at international climate change negotiations, or the rate at which it was building carbon-spewing coal-fired power…

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