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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


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


The Long Road to Green(er) Gravel

Mar 21, 2016 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Four years ago, I joined a meeting of fellow environmentalists, members of local community groups, and representatives of aggregate companies operating here in Ontario….Read More


More Conservation, Less Pollution. Hurray!

Jan 29, 2016 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Climate Change

Last week, we chalked up a win on climate change in Ontario. It’s not the kind of thing that grabs headlines. It’s likely that…Read More


Ontario’s climate strategy takes shape: Part 2

Dec 22, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

There’s been such a flurry of activity and announcements on climate change over the last month that it’s been hard to stay on top…Read More


Ontario’s climate strategy takes shape: Part 1- cap-and-trade

Nov 30, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Last week, Ontario unveiled some of its thinking on the upcoming cap-and-trade program, a key component of the province’s climate change strategy. And on…Read More


Ontario’s $2 Billion Question

Nov 06, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy

Ontario has announced it is bringing in a cap-and-trade system as part of its climate strategy. Cap-and-trade is one of the main ways governments…Read More


A Win! Hillary Clinton says “no” to Keystone XL

Sep 24, 2015 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

After a long-standing silence on Keystone XL, Hillary Clinton, the U.S. presidential front runner, has come out opposing the pipeline proposal to carry tar…Read More


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