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The launch of GreenON puts Ontario’s climate plan into action

Aug 30, 2017 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

The wait is finally over. With the launch of the Green Ontario Fund (GreenON) this morning, Ontarians can now access programs that will help…Read More


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U.S. President Trump has just withdrawn the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change.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


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


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


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


Shining a light on the true costs of renewable energy in Ontario

Feb 01, 2017 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Electricity prices in Ontario have risen in recent years, putting the squeeze on some Ontario residents and businesses. There are many reasons for the…Read More


Are we winning the climate fight?

Oct 28, 2016 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

A lot of progress is being made on the fight against climate change here in Canada and around the world. But is it enough?…Read More


Stupid or Just Lying? What's up with the Fraser Institute?

Oct 13, 2016 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Is it willful deceit or poor comprehension? Either way, the Fraser Institute’s recent take on what Trudeau’s carbon pricing will mean in Ontario is…Read More


We need more, not less, green energy

Sep 27, 2016 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

The Ontario government caught everyone by surprise when it announced the suspension of plans to procure more wind and solar power. Ontario has shown…Read More


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