Headlines from the clean energy transition

Read the latest on the shift to clean energy here in Canada and around the world.

How Canada can still catch the electric bus

Canada has joined a small but growing group of countries, states, provinces, and cities pledging to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. And with transportation responsible for a quarter of the carbon...

Canada can take clean stimulus lessons from Obama

“This is a meaningful, shovel-ready project that will create jobs for local workers.” This 2009 quote, from then-prime minister Stephen Harper announcing federal stimulus dollars for a...

How Canada can “build back better”

Canadian governments have been, quite rightly, focused on delivering relief to those Canadians and businesses that are suffering from the economic impacts of COVID-19. But the conversation is...

It’s time Canada caught the electric bus

First, the good news. Globally, electric buses displaced an estimated 270,000 barrels of diesel per day last year, according to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance study. That’s a real—and...

Let’s come out of COVID-19 with a new economy

For those who grew up in the ’80s, the three Rs — reduce, reuse and recycle — are seared into our brains. Grocery stores suddenly had bulk bins to reduce wasteful packaging. Arts and crafts...

Are we missing the bigger energy picture?

When it comes to our national identity, a few clichés come to mind: hockey, Timbits, and unnecessary apologies. Another defining characteristic of Canadians? We love talking about energy, from oil...