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"Defend Our Coast" Underscores Desire for Clean Energy

"Defend Our Coast" Underscores Desire for Clean Energy

Close to 5,000 people have signed up to attend a mass action in Victoria, B.C. today intended to stop the proposed Northern Gateway and Kinder Morgan pipelines, and the increased oil tanker traffic...

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Saudia Arabia Charts Zero-Carbon Path

The nation with the world's largest proven reserves of conventional crude oil wants to be 100 percent powered by zero-carbon energy sources so that it can save its oil for other future uses, such as...

Report: Canada's $60 Billion Opportunity

Report: Canada's $60 Billion Opportunity

Canada's share of the growing  global market for low-carbon goods and services—such as wind turbines, solar panels, efficient vehicles, and efficient buildings—is worth about $8 billion today,...

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CBC Reveals Horrible Truth About Wind Turbines

Last night, news program This Hour Has 22 Minutes highlighted the issue of wind turbine impacts. "Some call windmills an important part of our sustainable  future," the program's investigative...

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Norway Doubles Carbon Tax, Funds Climate Solutions

When it comes to putting an effective price on carbon, some observers consider Canada a "special case," because we happen to have an enormous geologic endowment of fossil fuel resources that today...

Canada's Next Top Models?

Canada's Next Top Models?

Late last month, global fashion giant Chanel made renewable energy the star of its 2013 ready-to-wear show at the Grand Palais in Paris. A line of enormous wind turbines graced the runway, which was...

Report: B.C.'s New Economy is Humming

Report: B.C.'s New Economy is Humming

With a boost from supportive government programs and policies, British Columbia's emerging clean tech and clean energy economy is thriving, says a new report. When taken together, three of the...

Canada Must Follow Path to Energy Innovation

Canada Must Follow Path to Energy Innovation

As the site of a 19th-century conference that helped forge our nation, Charlottetown, P.E.I. is a fitting setting for a gathering this week that could lay the groundwork for Canada's next...

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Media Release: British Columbians Imagine a Better Future

How would you spend $125 million to fight climate change and secure a better future for your community? That’s the question at the core of an innovative new online engagement initiative launched...

Premiers Grab the Climate Change Baton

Premiers Grab the Climate Change Baton

It didn't exactly ignite a clean-energy revolution. But the Council of the Federation meeting of provincial premiers -- which wrapped up last week in Halifax, Nova Scotia -- did hit an important...