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As a key player in reducing greenhouse gases, carbon pricing is a crucial step towards building a credible climate action plan for many generations to come. Below are our stories on how carbon emissions is impacting climate change.

VICTORIA — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the federal government’s announcement on new funding for energy efficiency and climate action: “The cheapest kind of energy is the energy we don’t use, so investing in energy efficiency just makes sense. If you can get the same…

VANCOUVER—Environment and Climate Change Canada today released its Clean Fuel Standard Regulatory Framework. Jeremy Moorhouse, senior analyst at Clean Energy Canada, said the following in response: “The Clean Fuel Standard is one of Canada’s most important climate change policies, cutting more carbon pollution than any other measure in the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and…

We’ve reached peak Site C. You can’t turn on the TV, open a newspaper or scroll through Twitter without hearing about B.C.’s multi-billion-dollar Site C mega-dam. And depending on the day and who’s being interviewed, it’s either the best or worst thing possible for the province. Central to the debate is whether or not B.C….

VICTORIA — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to Saskatchewan’s Climate Change Strategy: “The government of Saskatchewan continues to drag its heels on delivering policies to cut carbon pollution, instead opting for political grandstanding.” “The province’s newly announced strategy is short on details and further delays any…

If asked what the federal government is doing to cut carbon pollution, most Canadians would likely point to the policy they’ve heard the most about: carbon pricing. But there’s another tool in the pan-Canadian framework on clean growth and climate change that will cut far more carbon pollution than federal carbon pricing, and you probably…

Manitoba throne speech - Nov. 2016

VANCOUVER—Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the Manitoba government’s Climate and Green Plan: “Manitoba’s plan gets the basics right: a price on carbon pollution, capitalizing on clean energy and efficiency, and focusing on the economic opportunity that can accompany these efforts. There are many details to…

VANCOUVER—Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the B.C. government’s Budget 2017—September Update: “The B.C. government committed to decisive action to address climate change, and has begun delivering just that with today’s budget update. Resuming predictable increases to the carbon tax will help the province get back on track for reducing…

From left: the Tarry brothers, Bill, Greg and Doug Jr. “By the time I’m done talking, I think you’ll have your article.” Doug Tarry Jr. was right. The self-proclaimed “building science guru” has an undeniable passion for saving energy, lowering utility bills and improving the comfort and health of homeowners. A former punk rocker and…

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