A World in Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy

Jun 07, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Clean Economy

AGF Investments Guest Blog By Hyewon Kong, Associate Portfolio Manager Hyewon Kong, M.Sc., CFA is an Associate Portfolio Manager at AGF Investments Inc., providing…Read More


Getting FIT: How Ontario Became a Green Energy Leader

May 24, 2016 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

With the new climate change law just passed, and a climate action plan expected in the weeks ahead, Ontario is stepping forward, and showing…Read More


Big news: Ontario has a new law to fight climate change.

May 18, 2016 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

This morning, Ontario passed the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act. This is a big deal. Most Canadian provinces have targets and plans…Read More


Crunching Carbon: Canada’s emissions trends, targets and trajectories

May 04, 2016 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Canada signed the U.N. Paris accord last week, but what will it mean to deliver on that promise? The Paris agreement is the first…Read More


Ontario’s climate action plan is coming into focus

May 03, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

With a climate action plan coming out this spring and the final touches being put on the cap-and-trade program, 2016 is shaping up to…Read More


A fresh new look to help you spring into action

May 03, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change, Energy East, Great Lakes, Greenbelt, Smart Growth, Toxics

I love spring. From rushing rivers to the first blooms of cherry blossoms, spring is a time of possibility and excitement. This spring I’m…Read More


Cost-competitive renewable energy has arrived in Ontario

Apr 26, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Clean Economy

Last month, Ontario’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) announced it awarded contracts for 16 large wind, solar and hydroelectric power projects. This announcement had…Read More


Clean Drinking Water: More Important than Dirty Oil

Apr 07, 2016 by Adam Scott ()

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change, Energy East

Like most Canadians, I’m so used to turning on the tap and taking a sip of water that I don’t even think about what…Read More


Ontario’s Green Investment Fund: A down payment on climate action

Mar 29, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Last fall, Ontario announced the creation of a $325 million Green Investment Fund (GIF), which would fight climate change and create jobs. It was…Read More


Is a carbon pricing consensus coalescing in Canada?

Mar 21, 2016 by Patrick DeRochie (Program Manager, Climate & Energy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Economists and environmentalists alike have stated for years that one of the most cost-effective ways to cut carbon pollution is to put a price…Read More