“Microtransit” has potential to slash GHG emissions

By |December 8th, 2016|

What if you want to commute by GO train but the station is too far to walk from your home and the parking lot is always full? Chances are, you’ll ditch the train and take your car, cursing traffic along the way.  Or, if […]

Breaking ground on gas absorption heat pumps

By |June 22nd, 2016|

By upgrading the way these two buildings provide hot water, we can help save 46 tonnes eCO2 every year.

Since the release of Ontario’s Climate Change Action Plan, we’ve been hearing a lot about heat pumps and their potential to replace natural gas. TAF has […]

Will Uber debate compromise Toronto’s environmental standards?

By |April 15th, 2016|

While hundreds of speakers line up at City Hall to add their voices to the Uber-taxi debate, the issue of Toronto environmental policy is in the cross-hairs.

Air pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation are a major concern for Toronto. While all other […]

How to leverage cap and trade to improve transit

By |June 4th, 2015|

Recently, Move the GTHA, a collaborative project funded and co-initiated by TAF and Evergreen CityWorks, sent a letter to Premier Kathleen Wynne recommending that a significant portion of the province’s cap and trade revenues fund active transportation and public transit.

Launching Efficiency Capital Corp.

By |April 30th, 2015|

TAF launches a new energy efficiency finance company, Efficiency Capital Corp.

A principled approach to carbon pricing: part 2

By |April 16th, 2015|

Part 2 of a blog series examining key principles that should inform the design of Ontario's carbon pricing system.

A principled approach to carbon pricing: part 1

By |March 26th, 2015|

A closer look at some key carbon pricing principles.

The Many Different Flavours of Carbon Pricing

By |March 4th, 2015|

Reviewing the best tools for carbon pricing.

Saving money and driving less: a TAF grant project shows it’s possible

By |February 25th, 2015|

57% of participants did it!

Why I joined 400,000 people in demanding climate action

By |September 29th, 2014|

Sarah Amelia Sackville McLauchlan is a guest blogger for our 80×50 Blog site. Sarah travelled with Toronto350.org to participate in the People’s Climate March in New York City where approximately 400,000 marchers made history with the largest ever demonstration for Climate Action.

From the moment […]