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A Second Success - Ontario's Cap and Trade Makes the Grade

Jun 13, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy

  The results are in, and Ontario’s latest cap-and-trade auction was another resounding success. Ontario businesses yet again showed confidence in Ontario’s system, purchasing…Read More


Why electric vehicles will rule the world

Jun 06, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

This is a guest blog by Michael Brigham,  president and co-founder of SolarShare, Canada’s leading renewable energy co-operative.     I have been involved in…Read More


Reaching New Heights - Building Up Good Jobs for Ontarians

Apr 19, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy

Red hot housing prices, sky-high condos and expanding sprawl –  all recognizable traits of Ontario’s building sector. Lesser known? The massive opportunity for good…Read More


Ontario's cap-and-trade auction a success!

Apr 03, 2017 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

The results of Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction are in. And they’re good! Ontario sold 100 per cent of the 2017 permits it was offering…Read More


Myth-Busting Cap-and-Trade in Ontario

Mar 23, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy

  Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction is behind us, but there is still a fair bit of misinformation and misunderstanding around it. So we put…Read More


Hydro reforms can mean more conservation and green energy

Mar 03, 2017 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Earlier this week, the Ontario government announced a series of reforms intended to reduce hydro bills. The plan to refinance the Global Adjustment portion…Read More


California Cap-and-Trade: Waiting for Clarity

Mar 03, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  With Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction slated to launch later this month, all eyes were on the results of California’s and Quebec’s first 2017…Read More


Ontario’s electric car program is on the money

Feb 24, 2017 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

This post was jointly written with Cara Clairman, President and CEO of Plug n’ Drive, a non-profit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of…Read More


Exxon will leave 3.6 billion barrels of tar sands oil in the ground

Feb 22, 2017 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change, Energy East

Oil companies are finally admitting that Canada’s tar sands are not the golden goose that they’ve been made out to be. In recent years,…Read More


Manage What You Measure - New Building Regulation Sets Ontario Ahead

Feb 13, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  You can’t manage what you don’t measure. This old management adage speaks to the value of new a provincial regulation that requires commercial…Read More