Tag: electric vehicles

It’s time Canada got serious about electric cars

It’s time Canada got serious about electric cars

Not long ago, electric cars were curiosities — auto show novelties, toys for the rich, outliers in oil-demand forecasts. But like the iPhone, Netflix and other history-bending innovations, electric...

Why rebates for electric cars work

Why rebates for electric cars work

Last month, Ottawa officially kicked off work on a national strategy for zero-emission cars. And this week, a thoughtful report from Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission said that offering incentives to...

Why rebates for electric cars work

Why rebates for electric cars work

Last month, Ottawa officially kicked off work on a national strategy for zero-emission cars. And this week, a thoughtful report from Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission said that offering incentives to...

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...