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Climate Change

Four keys to achieving a just transition in Canada

Remarks to the House of Commons Natural Resources Committee on its study on a just transition

Canada’s muddled month of climate action: CCPA’s climate plan and budget analysis

The new era of climate ambition looks a lot like the old era of climate foot-dragging

Federal Budget 2022: What we're watching for

This budget could herald the beginning of a Pearsonian period of progressive policy making

What Canada can learn from Denmark’s just transition

A just transition is far from far-fetched

Settler Work: Equity and safety gaps in Canada's public transit systems

Exploring the structural, organizational and systemic barriers to equitable public transit service, using the Thunder Bay system as a case study.

Commuting by the numbers

How we commute was changing even before the pandemic began. If public transit is going to replace single passenger cars for the daily drive, understanding these shifts is critical.

What's driving inflation and how Ottawa can push back

Prepared remarks to the House of Commons finance committee's study on inflation

What to do about gas prices in the short, medium and long term

Gasoline prices are skyrocketing and that’s having a real impact on Canadians’ pocketbooks

Five resources to understand the future of transportation

Electric vehicles have emerged as the poster child of the zero-carbon economy. If we could only manage to replace all our internal combustion engines with batteries, it seems, we’d be well on our way to a greener world. But is achieving net-zero emissions really that straightforward? And is a society and economy dependent on personal vehicles—zero-emission though they may be—actually the future we aspire to?

It’s not the carbon tax that’s driving up gas prices

The solution to high gasoline prices is to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels altogether

Preventing a downward spiral for transit isn’t complicated

Convenient, accessible public transit isn’t a nice-to-have for cities. It’s an essential part of urban life and can’t be left to wither.

Free to ROAM: Fare-free public transportation arrives in Alberta

One solution to the transit death spiral is to make transit free for riders and find alternative funding. In the past decade, at least six towns in Canada have made public transit free on local routes, including three in Alberta.

Sunny ways for Canadian solar?

Canada’s trade win over U.S. tariffs on solar product imports is a good thing, but a regional strategy for decarbonization is where the money—and climate potential—really is.

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