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With or without the U.S., the shift to a clean economy is unstoppable

Jun 01, 2017 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Climate Change

U.S. President Trump has just withdrawn the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change. It’s a setback for sure. But climate progress…Read More


Top 10 reasons why Canada needs to regulate methane emissions now

Apr 26, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Canada has a gas problem—a methane gas problem. New research shows that methane emissions are significantly higher than reported by the oil and gas…Read More


The Climate Test: Can Canada Build New Pipelines and Meet its Climate Commitments?

Apr 24, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Climate Change

  This is a guest post by Kevin Brady and Duncan Noble, co-authors of The Climate Test: Aligning Energy Project Assessment with Climate Policy  …Read More


Carbon emissions create impacts on communities

Apr 13, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

Two international reports out this week highlight both ends of the climate change problem. First, carbon emissions from countries like Canada are high and…Read More


Big changes ahead for Canada’s environmental laws

Apr 11, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

Canadians deserve better. And it’s entirely possible for the federal government to deliver better. That was a key conclusion of the Expert Panel that…Read More


How to overhaul Canada’s pipeline regulator

Apr 07, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change, Energy East

In the 21st century, we need energy regulation for a clean economy, not a rubber stamp for high-carbon fossil fuel projects Last Friday was…Read More


A Kinder Morgan update

Mar 30, 2017 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Climate Change

This is a guest post by Eugene Kung of West Coast Environmental Law, B.C.’s legal champion for the environment. It was originally published here…Read More


Four Reasons Keystone XL will not get built

Mar 28, 2017 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Climate Change

On Friday, U.S. President Donald Trump issued a Presidential Permit that clears the path for TransCanada to cross the Canada-U.S. border with its proposed…Read More


Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Markets: Windfall or Risky Business?

Mar 24, 2017 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Climate Change

Global warming is already impacting ecosystems, economies and communities around the world. Here in Canada, we’ve seen extreme weather lead to flooding and drought,…Read More


The Federal Budget needs to invest in the pan-Canadian climate framework

Mar 21, 2017 by Dale Marshall (National Program Manager)

Categories: Climate Change

It’s often said that governments signal their priorities through what they spend money on. Well this week’s federal budget can signal the importance of…Read More


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