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As a key player in reducing greenhouse gases, carbon pricing is a crucial step towards building a credible climate action plan for many generations to come. Below are our stories on how carbon emissions is impacting climate change.

Manitoba throne speech - Nov. 2016

VANCOUVER—Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the Manitoba government’s Climate and Green Plan: “Manitoba’s plan gets the basics right: a price on carbon pollution, capitalizing on clean energy and efficiency, and focusing on the economic opportunity that can accompany these efforts. There are many details to…

VANCOUVER—Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the B.C. government’s Budget 2017—September Update: “The B.C. government committed to decisive action to address climate change, and has begun delivering just that with today’s budget update. Resuming predictable increases to the carbon tax will help the province get back on track for reducing…

From left: the Tarry brothers, Bill, Greg and Doug Jr. “By the time I’m done talking, I think you’ll have your article.” Doug Tarry Jr. was right. The self-proclaimed “building science guru” has an undeniable passion for saving energy, lowering utility bills and improving the comfort and health of homeowners. A former punk rocker and…

Nathalie McLauchlin loves saving energy so much that she even enjoys paying her customers to make it happen. At her day job as director of program operations, conservation and demand management for Alectra Utilities, she leads a team of 27 people who lower power use in Central Ontario any way they can: installing LED lights…

While Vancouver’s Main Street buzzes with locals trying to beat the summer heat in one of the city’s most walkable neighbourhoods, a block away at Hayden by inHaus, the buzz is from construction. Workers are busy drilling, sawing and hammering to finish stylish, energy-efficient townhomes that will keep their owners warm in the winter and…

VICTORIA—Merran Smith, executive director at Clean Energy Canada, commented today on the swearing-in of B.C. Premier John Horgan and his Cabinet: QUOTES “I’m thrilled that B.C.’s new government is committed to cutting carbon pollution while investing in clean energy innovation and creating jobs throughout the province. “Clean economic growth can benefit all British Columbians, and…

Polling on taxes is always a bit fraught—people aren’t typically predisposed to wanting higher ones. What’s more, when it comes to carbon pricing, how a government goes about pricing pollution and what it does with the revenue is inherently complex. So polling on the subject is tricky, and unfortunately often leads to polls that aren’t…

The Clean Energy Ministerial held in Beijing, China, earlier this month drew some of the world’s A-list climate and clean energy experts. Among them was Christiana Figueres, the former executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (the body responsible for tracking and coordinating countries’ efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions under…

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