We conduct and commission original research and economic modeling to better understand how quickly technology is shifting the energy landscape and how policy decisions made—or not made—today will impact our competitiveness and quality of life tomorrow.

Like all of our materials, our reports are about as far from “dry” as you can get. We pride ourselves on making our materials accessible, colorful, and entertaining.

The Clean Fuel Standard is critical to Canada’s national climate plan. It has the potential to reduce emissions by 30 Mt CO2eq beyond existing measures and expand the market for low-carbon fuels. There remain design questions, however. To help address them, Clean Energy Canada contracted Navius Research to model several scenarios showing how the Clean…

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The Government of Canada has made tackling climate change a policy priority, most prominently through its Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change. Under that framework, the Government of Canada—together with provincial and territorial governments—has committed to “modernize procurement practices, adopt clean energy and technologies, and prioritize opportunities to help Canadian businesses grow, demonstrate…

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In developed and developing countries alike, fossil fuels are falling out of favour as a source of electricity. They are being beat out by renewable power that is clean, increasingly cost-competitive and a fast-growing source of economic opportunity. The world’s three largest electricity markets—China, the United States and India—have aggressively pursued renewable power and were…

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We commend Ontario for developing its Modern Renewable Fuel Standard, an important part of a package of policies designed to meet the province’s greenhouse gas reduction targets while growing the economy. A low carbon transportation sector will need increased deployment of both commercial and new low-carbon fuel and vehicle technologies, creating significant opportunities for new…

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The First Ministers’ Meeting on climate change and clean growth, happening this week in Ottawa, is the next step in the process as provincial and territorial premiers work with Ottawa to develop a national climate strategy. The outcome we’re looking for is a credible plan to meet Canada’s 2030 emission reduction target. Any effective climate…

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In August 2016 the Government of British Columbia released its Climate Leadership Plan. That plan was announced as the first step in a series of actions B.C. would be taking to meet the province’s legislated 2050 emissions reduction target of 80% below 2007 levels. This report presents the method and results of an analysis that…

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In fall 2016, Clean Energy Canada commissioned Nanos Research to conduct a survey of Canadians’ opinions on energy and climate issues, including specific policies that Canada’s leaders could adopt to cut carbon pollution and the federal government’s role in implementing a national plan. This backgrounder presents the results for seven survey questions, along with the exact question…

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What would happen if you took today’s best provincial climate policies and applied them across Canada? While the prime minister and the provincial and territorial premiers work to develop a national clean growth and climate action plan, some provinces have already adopted policies that are cutting carbon pollution and driving clean economic development. Clean Energy Canada…

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Media Enquiries

For media enquiries, please contact:

Julia Kilpatrick | Communications Director
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Trevor Melanson | Senior Communications Specialist
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