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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…

  VICTORIA—The global shift to electric cars is well underway, bringing with it big changes for drivers, industries and governments around the world. But as our peers accelerate, Canada is coasting—on both policy and per-capita sales. In 2016, just 0.6 per cent of car sales in Canada were for electric vehicles, well behind the U.S.,…

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…

EDMONTON — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the first round results of Alberta’s Renewable Electricity Program: “These results were literally record-breaking—the lowest wind power prices in Canadian history. It just goes to show that when you combine a great renewable energy resource, steadily falling technology…

VICTORIA — Dan Woynillowicz, policy director at Clean Energy Canada, made the following statement in response to the B.C. government’s decision to complete the Site C dam: “This decision was clearly difficult for Premier Horgan and his government, and hopefully no future government finds itself in a situation like this. “The priority now must be…

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…

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Not long ago, electric cars were curiosities — auto show novelties, toys for the rich, outliers in oil-demand forecasts. But like the iPhone, Netflix and other history-bending innovations, electric vehicles, or EVs, are poised to rewrite the book on transportation. The global shift to electric cars is now well underway and accelerating, bringing with it…

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