Clean fuel regulations won’t reduce emissions as needed – what’s next?
7/2022 - After six years of work, it would be easy for climate advocates to feel frustrated about the missed opportunity of the Clean Fuel Regulations. But the regulations were just one opportunity to decarbonize. Get involved by urging government to follow through on two other upcoming federal policies to decarbonize transportation.
How this small Ontario city is leading on public EV charging
6/2022 - Perhaps surprisingly, Burlington, Ontario has more charging stations per capita than any other city in the GTHA, with over 30 public stations per 50,000 people. I interviewed Lynn Robichaud, Manager of Environmental Sustainability at the City of Burlington, about what it takes to lead on EV charging installation and management.
Forty-two electric vehicle charging stations to be built across Durham using federal funds
4/2022 - DURHAM RADIO NEWS - Durham Region will be partnering with TAF to promote EV charging. TAF will be offering rebates of up to 50 per cent for municipalities, parking authorities, non-profits, residential buildings and other groups to construct new charging stations.
Climate and affordability depend on these essential building code updates
3/2022 - Ontario’s building code is only updated every five to seven years, so we can’t afford to miss this opportunity to reduce carbon emissions by building better buildings that are cleaner and more affordable to operate. Read our recommendations to align it with an affordable, net zero future.
Three key climate measures for Toronto’s 2022 budget
2/2022 - Council will vote on the City Budget this Thursday: what do we want to see most? To continue its role as a climate leader, Toronto needs to shift to implementation in top three climate priority areas: Climate Lens Policy, electrification of public bus fleets, and green development standards.