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PROFITING FROM POLLUTION

Requiring automakers to meet Ottawa’s climate goal of reaching 100 per cent electric vehicle sales by 2035 would lead to a 20 per cent reduction in electric vehicle prices because automakers would have to put affordable models on the market instead of just focusing on luxury models.


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Reports & Guides By Issue

Our work is based on research, science, and a strong understanding of the facts. Below you will find our archive of reports, guides and media backgrounders that are available for download. You can find our government submissions here.

ENDING CLIMATE CHANGE
backgrounder: Proposals for the Canadian Just Transition Act (2023)
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backgrounder: BACKGROUNDER – A Just Transition for Canada (2023)
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backgrounder: BACKGROUNDER – CLIMATE ACTION OR GREENWASHING: How to look past the fluff in “Net-zero strategies” (2022)
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backgrounder: Backgrounder: Canada’s Clean Car Standard (2022)
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backgrounder: Bringing biodiversity home: COP15 expectations for Canada (2022)
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report: PROFITING FROM POLLUTION (2022)
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backgrounder: Canada’s Pathway to Net-Zero: How the Canada Energy Regulator can get it right (2022)
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backgrounder: BRIEFING NOTE – A JUST TRANSITION ACT FOR CANADA (2022)
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guide: What Canada must deliver at COP27 (2022)
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PROTECTING ONTARIO'S ENVIRONMENT
guide: Bringing biodiversity home: COP15 expectations for Canada (2022)
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report: HIGHWAY 413: The Road to our Ruin (2022)
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report: HOT HOT AIR (and other gases): A REVIEW OF THE PAST FOUR YEARS OF ONTARIO’S CLIMATE CHANGE (IN)ACTION (2022)
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backgrounder: Backgrounder: Housing Affordability and Provincial-Municipal Housing Summit
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report: Paving Paradise: The Impact of Highway 413 on Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Air Pollution and Suburban Sprawl (2021)
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report: Is Building Highway 413 the Best Option for Moving People & Goods in the GTA West Region? (2020)
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SAFEGUARDING FRESHWATER
backgrounder: Bringing biodiversity home: COP15 expectations for Canada (2022)
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report: Closing Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline: What Are the Options and Alternatives Available? (2022)
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backgrounder: Enbridge’s Line 5 – The pipeline’s ongoing environmental risks to the Great Lakes and the climate (2021)
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report: Protecting and Restoring the Ecological Health of Our Waters (2017)
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report: Expectations for Domestic Action Plans under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement (2016)
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guide: The Problem With Bottled Water (2016)
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report: Energy East – A Threat to Our Drinking Water (2016)
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report: Report: CLEAN, NOT GREEN: Tackling Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes (2014)
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report: Report: Tipping the Scales: A report about how Canada and Ontario can prevent an Asian carp invasion of the Great Lakes (2013)
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ENDING PLASTIC POLLUTION
backgrounder: Bringing biodiversity home: COP15 expectations for Canada (2022)
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report: Recycling Failure (2022)
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report: Plastic Pollution in Canada (2020)
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report: Talking Trash (2018)
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backgrounder: Incineration is not recycling (2018)
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report: Turning the Plastic Tide (2016)
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KICKING OUT TOXIC CHEMICALS
backgrounder: Bringing biodiversity home: COP15 expectations for Canada (2022)
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report: PASSING THE BUCK (2022)
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report: The hidden cost of receipts: How BPA and BPS find their way into our bodies (2019)
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report: What’s in your lunch? How glyphosate finds its way into food (2018)
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report: Full disclosure: The case for stronger product labelling (2017)
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report: Buyers Beware (2016)
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backgrounder: Proposals for the Canadian Just Transition Act (2023)
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backgrounder: BACKGROUNDER – A Just Transition for Canada (2023)
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backgrounder: BACKGROUNDER – CLIMATE ACTION OR GREENWASHING: How to look past the fluff in “Net-zero strategies” (2022)
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backgrounder: Backgrounder: Canada’s Clean Car Standard (2022)
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backgrounder: Bringing biodiversity home: COP15 expectations for Canada (2022)
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guide: Bringing biodiversity home: COP15 expectations for Canada (2022)
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report: PROFITING FROM POLLUTION (2022)
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backgrounder: Canada’s Pathway to Net-Zero: How the Canada Energy Regulator can get it right (2022)
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backgrounder: BRIEFING NOTE – A JUST TRANSITION ACT FOR CANADA (2022)
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