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


Environmental Victories: Building a clean economy and defending a safe climate

Dec 04, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

With winter approaching, it’s a good time to look back at what we’ve achieved together over the past year. And what a busy year…Read More


The Comeback Kid: California’s Cap-and-Trade Rebounds in Latest Auction

Nov 24, 2016 by Mikayla Wujec (Campaign Coordinator, Clean Economy)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change

With Ontario set to launch its cap-and-trade program in January, California and Quebec’s joint cap- and-trade program – which Ontario intends to join –…Read More


Who’s Winning the Climate Fight? How Ontario Can Go Further, Faster.

Nov 24, 2016 by Guest Blog ()

Categories: Clean Economy, Uncategorized

This is a guest blog by Deborah Moore, Western States Campaign Manager at Union of Concerned Scientists. Deborah develops and implements campaign plans for…Read More


There is too much momentum behind environmental protection for one man to stop it

Nov 09, 2016 by Tim Gray (Executive Director)

Categories: Clean Economy, Climate Change, Energy East, Environmental Defence, Great Lakes, Greenbelt, Smart Growth, Toxics

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” -Martin Luther King Jr. Canadians may be feeling a bit down…Read More


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