The Clean Fuel Standard Explained
3/2019 - You’ve probably heard about the federal government’s commitments to work with the provinces and territories to take action on climate change. But have you heard about the Clean Fuel Standard (CFS)? The Clean Fuel Standard is expected to have the largest carbon impact of any policy under the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.
How does your city measure up? The first regional emissions inventory is out in the GTHA
9/2018 - Cities bear the brunt of climate change impacts, where climate action can create multiple benefits for our communities. But regional emissions are not decreasing on the scale needed to meet provincial or municipal climate targets. That's why TAF developed the first region-wide emissions inventory for the GTHA. See the full report.
The U.S. is leaving the Paris Agreement, Canada’s not. Why follow on weakening car emissions standards?
5/2018 - Allowing our vehicle emission standards to roll back would harm our climate, our health, and our economy. In this op-ed originally published in The Hill Times, TAF CEO Julia Langer encourages Canada to stand its ground and continue to pave the way for clean transportation, despite U.S. policy decisions.
From Germany to Canada: There’s no way around the transport transformation
12/2017 - The auto industry faces the largest transformation of its history as the future of the internal combustion engine, private ownership of cars, and even driving itself as an expression of individuality are all in question. Car makers in Germany and Canada need to face these simultaneous challenges or risk losing out, guest blogger Christian Hochfeld writes.
TransformTO Steps: Tackling costly air pollution through investment in low-carbon actions
11/2017 - When it comes to sources of air pollution in Toronto, transportation is king, according to the most recent report from Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health. It's time to act and speed up the switch to low-carbon transportation. It's good for public health and for our climate.