Four provinces making up around 85 percent of Canada’s economic activity, and roughly the same share of the country’s GHG emissions, now have broad-based...Read More What else beyond carbon pricing?
Donald Trump’s announcement that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement has clearly outlined the challenge of leadership on climate action on...Read More Some progress toward low-carbon economy, much more needed
Last month, Ottawa officially kicked off work on a national strategy for zero-emission cars. And this week, a thoughtful report from Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission...Read More Rebates should be part of electric car strategy
Donald Trump may have done the world a big favour last Thursday afternoon when he announced he was pulling the United States out of...Read More Trump’s Paris withdrawal, Canada’s opportunity
We expected it was coming, given President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change. Yet we followed the...Read More Why Trump’s climate change move is not a Kyoto redux
When reflecting upon yesterday’s climate change news, I thought back to a pivotal moment in the movie City Slickers when Billy Crystal’s character Mitch...Read More A great, and terrible, day for climate action
Canadian agricultural lands are diverse: expansive prairie flats of grains, canola and pulses; rolling coastal berry bushes and potato fields; central acres of corn...Read More Bringing innovation to pest management policy
The report of the expert panel on environmental assessment processes, Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Environmental Assessment in Canada, has been met...Read More A plan that promotes environmental sustainability
Canada’s commitment to fighting climate change is strong. It took an active role in negotiation of the Paris Accord, made significant investments through the...Read More Can biocleantech benefit both agriculture and the environment?