Tag: biofuels

What is a clean fuel standard? Lessons from B.C.

What is a clean fuel standard? Lessons from B.C.

One of B.C.’s most effective climate policies is so affordable that most British Columbians don’t even realize it exists. What’s more, B.C. is the only province in Canada currently employing...

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National clean fuel standard will have big impact

The federal government today announced it would be consulting with governments and Canadians to develop a national clean fuel standard. The policy would mandate a smaller carbon footprint for fossil...

5 Principles for Designing Effective Biofuels Policy

5 Principles for Designing Effective Biofuels Policy

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...

Ontario's Clean-Tech Sector Is On the Rise

Ontario's Clean-Tech Sector Is On the Rise

Canada boasts a number of clean tech hubs—or “clusters” as the sector calls them—but Ontario remains at the centre of the action. Some 35 percent of the nation’s clean tech companies are...