Tim Ehlich

About Tim Ehlich

Tim Ehlich is TAF’s Communications Manager.

DeSmog: Where Are Canada’s Missing Electric Cars?

By |September 12th, 2017|

China joins Norway, France and the U.K. in announcing plans to phase out vehicles with internal combustion engines. So, as the world moves toward the rapid adoption of electric vehicles, where is Canada in all of this?

Policy Options: Governments need to act on energy-efficient buildings shift

By |September 7th, 2017|

The shift to ultra-energy-efficient and low-carbon homes and buildings will help Canada reach its 2030 climate target under the Paris Agreement as well as its longer-term decarbonization goals. It will also reduce energy costs for Canadians, TAF CEO Julia Langer and Pembina Institute's Director of Buildings and Urban Solutions Karen Tam Wu emphasize in their submission to Policy Options.

Daily Commercial News: Low-carbon buildings shift requires all governments to step up

By |September 7th, 2017|

Eight months after the adoption of the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change it's time to pursue some of the lowest cost, most rapidly achievable ways to reduce carbon emissions - improving energy efficiency in buildings.

The Atmospheric Fund VP Tim Stoate appointed to new Green Ontario Fund Board

By |August 30th, 2017|

TAF welcomes the appointment of its VP for Impact Investing Tim Stoate to the board of the newly-formed Green Ontario Fund. The fund will help reduce energy costs for homeowners and businesses while reducing Ontario's carbon emissions.

Hill Times Op-Ed: Shift to low-carbon buildings requires all governments to step up

By |August 30th, 2017|

A framework first ministers agreed to last year provided the ambition, and now we need to see action and accountability, TAF ally Pembina Institute points out in its op-ed for the Hill Times.

80×50 E-News August, 2017

By |August 26th, 2017|

With another success Quebec-California emissions permit auction, it's increasingly clear that cap-and-trade is a success. Ontario is investing proceeds from its auctions in a range of new emissions reduction measures - from electric school buses to home retrofits. Plus, TAF publishes new research on electricity emissions factors for Ontario.

Canadian Press: Resale homes should carry energy use label by 2019 – environmental groups

By |August 16th, 2017|

Ten organizations, including the Pembina Institute, the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance and The Atmospheric Fund, want the federal government to implement nearly two dozen policies to cut energy use in commercial and residential buildings - including energy labelling for homes on the market.

Daily Commercial News: Social housing issues beginning to boil over, study finds

By |August 9th, 2017|

Almost 30 per cent of Toronto’s multi-unit residential building (MURBs) stock is social housing and many of those buildings are more than 50 years old and ripe for retrofit. TAF's TowerWise program shows how.

80×50 E-News July, 2017

By |July 16th, 2017|

Check out TAF's July 2017 newsletter. We're covering the TransformTO approval, the continued rise of electric vehicles, and great job and funding opportunities.

TAF CEO receives Ministerial Award for Environmental Excellence

By |July 6th, 2017|

Julia Langer, CEO of The Atmospheric Fund recently received the Ontario Minister's Award for Environmental Excellence. The award for the life-long environmentalist comes at the heels of last year's award for TAF's TowerWise project.