Author: Trevor Melanson

Trevor is involved in all aspects of communications at Clean Energy Canada but specializes in writing, editing and graphic design. He has a decade of experience as a magazine journalist, having worked as an online editor at Canadian Business, as the associate editor of BCBusiness and more recently as the senior editor of Vancouver magazine, where he often worked on policy-oriented feature stories. Trevor has a master’s in journalism from Western University and a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of British Columbia. He is also a published novelist and loves the rain, which is good because he’s based in Vancouver.

Trevor Melanson's Recent Articles:

Share: OTTAWA — Clare Demerse, federal policy advisor at Clean Energy Canada, made the following comments in response to today’s federal carbon pricing discussion paper: “This proposal is a big step forward on a key climate commitment, and the approach Ottawa has chosen is a promising one. “Carbon pricing is a smart, effective and necessary clean…

Share: VANCOUVER — Merran Smith, executive director of Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the B.C. NDP’s announcement that, if elected, the party will renew the B.C. Climate Leadership Team and adopt their recommendations: “Implementing the Climate Leadership Team’s recommendations is the right move for B.C. As a package, these actions will ensure…

Share: VANCOUVER—As Canadian clean energy companies look to sell their solutions abroad, it’s clear who’s buying. New analysis from Clean Energy Canada shows the world’s three largest electricity markets—China, the U.S. and India—were collectively responsible for half of global clean energy investment in 2016, which totalled C$348 billion. China alone has invested over half-a-trillion dollars…

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Share: OTTAWA—Clare Demerse, federal policy advisor at Clean Energy Canada, made the following comments in response to the federal budget released Wednesday: “We’re pleased that the new federal budget makes smart investments for clean energy and climate action in Canada. Despite the election of Donald Trump, this budget leaves no question that clean growth remains…

Share: VANCOUVER — The B.C. NDP today announced its Clean Growth and Climate Action plan. The plan includes five guiding principles: reduce carbon pollution, gradually increase B.C.’s federally mandated carbon price, ensure changes are affordable, invest in growing the clean economy, and regulate carbon pollution sector by sector. Jeremy Moorhouse, senior analyst at Clean Energy Canada,…

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