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Budget 2024 pushes new climate action down the road

It is too soon for the federal government to rest on its climate laurels.

How badly do we need roads?

Shift Storm newsletter—February 2024 edition

Climate and work: What’s in store for 2024?

Shift Storm newsletter—January 2024 edition

Caps and compromises collide at COP28

Shift Storm newsletter—December 2023 edition

Parliament is back in session. What’s on the agenda?

With an election looming on the horizon, might we be nearing the end of the Liberal-NDP agreement?

US Republicans are looking to implement a carbon border tax—what does that mean?

Understanding the US’s proposed Foreign Pollution Fee Act, which would impose tariffs on imports from high-polluting countries

Carbon pricing distracts as COP28 kicks off

Shift Storm newsletter—November 2023 edition

Toxic legacy

A record-breaking trade lawsuit against Canada confirms the dire threat that investor-state dispute settlement poses to bold climate action

What is a “sustainable job” anyway?

Shift Storm newsletter—October 2023 edition

COP28: Canada needs to tackle fossil fuel financiers head on

As the UN global climate conference begins, it’s time Canada get serious on decarbonization—that means going after fossil fuel finance

Beleaguered federal government unlikely to turn the page with restrained fiscal update

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland talks up housing and affordability while austerity looms

The fight over carbon pricing is missing the point

Carbon pricing fight a dangerous distraction from real climate policy

Budget 2024: Canada needs to go all-in on green industrial policy

Prepared remarks for Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2024 Budget

Canada and the EU should divest from CETA’s dangerous investment court system

It’s time to treat the novel investor-state dispute settlement system like a stranded asset

How Canada can meet its 2030 climate targets

Adapted from the CCPA’s fall 2023 submission to Canada’s Net-Zero Advisory Body by Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood & Marc Lee