Jan 09, 2019 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Dec 03, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Nov 20, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Nov 12, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Aug 30, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Jun 20, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Apr 09, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Mar 23, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Feb 13, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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


Jan 31, 2018 / Clean Economy / Climate Change

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