Headlines from the clean energy transition

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

On climate, Trudeau is no Trump

On climate, Trudeau is no Trump

Even the very best get it wrong sometimes. That’s the only explanation we’ve got for a recent column from environmentalist Bill McKibben. In it, McKibben calls Justin Trudeau a “stunning...

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...

Would you know a cleantech job if you saw one?

Would you know a cleantech job if you saw one?

Looking for a job in clean technology? They must be easy to spot, with more than 850 firms nationally employing more Canadians than the forestry, pharmaceutical, or medical device industries. In...

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...

Clean energy is too good a deal for Trump to pass up

Clean energy is too good a deal for Trump to pass up

In the days following the election that will put Donald Trump in the White House, media coverage about the prospects for America’s clean energy sector read like an obituary. After all,...

Does Canada's new climate plan get us on track?

Does Canada’s new climate plan get us on track?

It’s a whole new ballgame for climate action and clean growth in Canada. The climate deal struck late Friday in Ottawa committed premiers and the prime minister to work together to hit our...