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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.

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…

A new Clean Energy Canada report offers federal candidates and constituents plenty of good news to contrast the turmoil underway in the nation’s oil and gas markets. Last year, the nation’s clean energy sector continued its steady climb, and generated unprecedented investment and new jobs. In 2014, the value of new clean energy projects—mostly wind…

It’s Day 74 and we’re on the home stretch of the longest federal campaign since Sir John A. MacDonald took on Edward Blake in 1872. A lengthy writ can make it challenging to wade through the sea of commitments, so let’s look at where each of the four major parties stand on advancing clean energy and climate…

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