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How transportation evolves in the next several years will be crucial in alleviating congestion & unlocking the economic benefits of clean energy. These are the clean energy stories that are influencing Canada’s transportation systems.

With B.C.’s election around the corner, what do the province’s three major parties have planned for electric vehicles? Simon Fraser University’s Sustainable Transportation Research Team and Clean Energy Canada have prepared a comparison of EV policies from the B.C. Liberals, B.C. Greens and B.C. NDP. All statements are from party responses unless otherwise noted. For…

It’s early morning, 2067. You tap your phone to silence the buzzing alarm, which activates your home’s automated ‘wake up’ setting. A soft glow fills your room as a network of LEDs reaches just the right level of brightness. You roll out of bed, stepping onto floors warmed by a system that draws in heat…

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…

The 150-year history of Confederation is but a speck of time compared to the lifespan of planet earth. Birthdays are a good time to look back, but an even better time to look forward. As Canadians, we sometimes downplay what we have accomplished and underestimate what we can do next. But let’s step outside our…

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…

One of B.C.’s most effective climate policies is so affordable that most British Columbians don’t even realize it exists. What’s more, B.C. is the only province in Canada currently employing it. Or rather, it was. A clean fuel standard, which the federal government announced it will be expanding and implementing nationwide, ensures every litre of…

The Honourable Catherine McKenna Minister of Environment and Climate Change The Honourable Jim Carr Minister of Natural Resources The Honourable Marc Garneau Minister of Transport The Honourable Navdeep Bains Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Dear Ministers, We the undersigned support a national Clean Fuels…

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