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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


Myth-Busting Cap-and-Trade in Ontario

Mar 23, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy

  Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction is behind us, but there is still a fair bit of misinformation and misunderstanding around it. So we put…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


California Cap-and-Trade: Waiting for Clarity

Mar 03, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  With Ontario’s first cap-and-trade auction slated to launch later this month, all eyes were on the results of California’s and Quebec’s first 2017…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


Manage What You Measure - New Building Regulation Sets Ontario Ahead

Feb 13, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

  You can’t manage what you don’t measure. This old management adage speaks to the value of new a provincial regulation that requires commercial…Read More


A Big Deal for Ontario: Wiser Energy Use and Cleaner Air for All

Feb 07, 2017 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy

  In December 2016, the Ontario Government released a draft regulation on the Ontario Climate Change Solutions Deployment Corporation (OCCSDC). The OCCSD, once referred…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


Fear and Loathing on the Carbon Trail

Jan 10, 2017 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

People generally don’t like change, even when they know that there’s a problem that must be solved (think of how you put off the…Read More


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