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


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


Are we winning the climate fight?

Oct 28, 2016 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

A lot of progress is being made on the fight against climate change here in Canada and around the world. But is it enough?…Read More


Stupid or Just Lying? What's up with the Fraser Institute?

Oct 13, 2016 by Keith Brooks (Programs Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

Is it willful deceit or poor comprehension? Either way, the Fraser Institute’s recent take on what Trudeau’s carbon pricing will mean in Ontario is…Read More


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