80×50 E-News January, 2018

By |January 11th, 2018|

From full funding for TransformTO to community benefits, 2018 will be a critical year for climate action in the GTHA. Our January e-news also includes a new TAF report on financing barriers for energy efficiency retrofits and our joint submission on Metrolinx's draft Regional Transportation Plan.

80×50 E-News December, 2017

By |December 19th, 2017|

We conclude the year on a high note with the launch of the next phase of the TowerWise retrofit program. Other highlights include TAF's regional outreach and engagement activities, a new GreenON program for home retrofits, and more news on the growing shift to electric vehicles.

80×50 E-News November, 2017

By |November 14th, 2017|

There's plenty of news on TransformTO: Toronto's Board of Health calls for full funding for the plan to tackle air pollution, TAF and the City share a prestigious award for the climate change plan, and an exciting TransformTO-inspired photo contest kicks off.

80×50 E-News October, 2017

By |October 24th, 2017|

Toronto is making progress on key stepping stones for the TransformTO vision with committee approval for the Toronto Green Standard 3.0 for new buildings and making the Bloor bike lanes permanent. New York City ups the ante with a new ambitious climate plan that would set mandatory energy efficiency targets for existing buildings.

80×50 E-News September, 2017

By |September 15th, 2017|

Read our latest e-news: Climate disasters from B.C. wildfires to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey show the need for action. Plus, Ontario launches the Green Ontario Fund, which will help drive down emissions across the province. TAF VP Tim Stoate has been appointed to the board of the new fund. Also, e-mobility is on the rise around the world, so where is Canada?

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.

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.

80×50 E-News June, 2017

By |June 30th, 2017|

Our topics: Mayor Tory pledges support for TransformTO while the vote on the crucial climate plan is delayed until July; U.S. mayors and governors join forces to uphold Paris commitments.

80×50 E-News May, 2017

By |May 5th, 2017|

TransformTO goes to City Council after unanimous approval at the committee stage. Also in our May edition: exciting EV events in the Toronto region; San Francisco reaches climate goal early; and TAF expands impact investing team.

80×50 E-News April, 2017

By |April 7th, 2017|

Highlights from our April newsletters: TAF and the City of Toronto are hosting a series of TransformTO webinars; plus TAF finances condo retrofits in North York; and climate-related events in the GTHA galore.