Clean Economy / Climate Change / Jan 09, 2019

Four ways cars are getting more climate-friendly

  Driving creates a lot more carbon pollution than you think. On top of releasing harmful emissions like nitrogen oxides that increase respiratory ailments…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Dec 03, 2018

Ontario's new climate change plan gets a failing grade

After axing most of the province’s programs that reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution, the Ontario government’s promised plan to address climate change has finally…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Nov 20, 2018

Ontario has strong tools available to act on climate change. It's time to use them.

  If you could write an entirely new climate change plan from scratch, what would you include? Since Ontario’s government is cooking up a…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Nov 12, 2018

Federal funds could help shore up Ontario’s flagging climate change action

  Good news arrived last week for climate change action in Ontario. Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna just announced a plan to give $420…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Aug 30, 2018

Is there a better way to cut natural gas bills in Ontario?

Ontario’s move to cut cap-and-trade costs from natural gas bills arrived with great fanfare yesterday. On closer inspection, it’s mostly hot air. This action…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Jun 20, 2018

What you need to know about Ontario’s carbon pricing drama

The following blog was written in response to events in Ontario in summer 2018. For an update on current climate change action in Ontario,…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Apr 09, 2018

Carbon pricing has no downside, so why are we still arguing about it?

  Two new reports from the Clean Economy Alliance lend even more support to the growing evidence from economists and scientists that carbon pricing…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Mar 23, 2018

How Mill Street co-founder Steve Abrams brewed up some big energy savings in his home

Steve Abrams is the co-founder of Mill Street Brewing, Canada’s largest producer of organic beer. When he and his wife decided to buy a…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Feb 13, 2018

7 key questions answered about home energy retrofits

Is it time to get your home in shape with a home energy retrofit? Have you been thinking about how to cozy up your…Read More

Clean Economy / Climate Change / Jan 31, 2018

Ontario gets a solid B+ on its 2017 climate report card

    Ontario has taken ambitious action in the past year to price carbon through a cap-and-trade system and implement a wealth of new…Read More