Exciting news: Toronto’s carbon emissions are declining. What does it mean?
2/2019 - Toronto’s greenhouse gas (GHG) inventory shows how Toronto measures up compared to its goal of reducing carbon emissions 80% by 2050. Learn more about these significant results and emerging trends from the inventory and how the TransformTO plan is working to address the challenges in TAF’s summary report here.
Cities can’t lead from behind: TAF reviews Ontario climate plan
12/2018 - Unfortunately, Ontario’s proposed climate plan, Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations: A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan, could weaken cities’ potential to contribute to climate protection in three ways.
Beyond the commute: Three ways that the King Street Pilot creates more liveable communities
11/2018 - Data shows an 11% increase in public transit ridership in the downtown core; this increase in ridership indicates that the pilot is working for commuters. But is it working for the rest of the community? Here are the top three ways the King Street Pilot contributes to a more livable downtown.
Toronto-based XPRIZE Finalist shows how to turn carbon emissions into renewable fuel
8/2018 - What if, in addition to reducing emissions, we could also take carbon out of the atmosphere? One Toronto-based research team, Carbon Electrocatalytic Recycling Toronto (CERT), hopes to achieve just that – turning carbon dioxide into a renewable fuel. So we sat down to interview CERT's Director Phil De Luna.
Peel Region launches Off-Peak Delivery Pilot
7/2018 - TAF, alongside with Metrolinx, will invest in an off-peak delivery pilot in Peel Region that's designed to alleviate congestion, improve business operations, and reduce carbon emissions. Major retailers such as Loblaw will participate in this Peel Region-led project.