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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.

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…

Canada saw 15 per cent less spent on new clean energy development in 2015 than in the previous year, and future growth in this sector will depend largely on policies being developed provincially and federally, according to Clean Energy Canada’s latest annual assessment. A Pivotal Time for Clean Energy finds the slow-down in Canada’s clean energy…

Every time you fill your vehicle’s tank, a portion of the fuel you buy comes from plants, not fossil fuels. That’s because, since 2005, provincial and federal policies in Canada have required gasoline and diesel fuel to include some liquid biofuel. Our latest research shows those policies are working. Biofuels adoption is up—accounting for five…

Budgets are a moment where governments show their real priorities: if something matters to them, they spend money to support it. And from mandate letters to Paris climate talks and meetings with premiers, members of Justin Trudeau’s government say that clean energy matters to them. They said it again in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s budget…

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Obama are expected to announce new climate change and clean energy commitments when they meet in Washington D.C. over the next couple of days. According to advance media reports, the bilateral commitments are expected to cover clean energy, reductions in greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, regulations for methane…

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…

British Columbia is considering its next steps to fight climate change, and increasing the carbon tax is one of the options on the table. B.C.’s carbon pollution is on the rise. To get back on track to reducing carbon pollution, the government will need to consider new tools (like clean vehicle standards), and strengthen existing…

MEDIA STATEMENT: October 20, 2015 VANCOUVER — Merran Smith, Executive Director of Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the outcome of the federal election: “Canadians have voted for change, and that’s good news for Canada’s clean energy sector and all Canadians who expect climate leadership and clean energy solutions. “Canadians deserve…

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