Tag: net-zero

Renewable-powered zero-emissions electricity is possible, modelling shows

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Reaching zero-emissions electricity by 2035 is not only possible; it can also be reliable and affordable. That’s according to a David Suzuki Foundation modelling...

Canadians can learn from global community about capitalizing on green growth

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The economic cost caused by weather events in Canada is increasing, and according to regional modelers, the damage and losses are rising faster than in...

Report provides recommendations on how Canada can power the net zero...

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According to a new report, modernizing Canada’s electricity systems can play a central role in ensuring affordable, secure energy in the face of global...

Toronto raises green performance standards, mandates net zero

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The latest version of the Toronto Green Standard (TGS) came into effect on May 1, 2022 for new development applications. The TGS is a...

The Costs of Net Zero Driving: Are Canadians along for the...

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By Brett Goodwin Canada has an ambitious emissions reduction agenda. Lowering greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 40-45 per cent relative to 2005 levels by 2030...

Breaking ground for Ontario’s first net zero community centre

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Today, the City of Toronto broke ground for the new North East Scarborough Community Recreation & Child Care Centre. The centre, which is located...

Senate introduces bill to align financial and climate commitments

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Senator Rosa Galvez recently introduced Bill S-243, the Climate-Aligned Finance Act, a piece of legislation to align the activities of federal financial institutions and federally-regulated...

Research shows energy efficiency programs will help achieve net-zero

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A new report by Efficiency Canada, a research group based at Carleton University, shows how federal investment in provincial low-income energy efficiency programming could...

Environment minister releases roadmap for $9B emissions reduction plan

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Today the Government of Canada released a detailed, sector-by-sector roadmap for curbing emissions in the country by 40 per cent below 2005 levels by...

Report on decarbonization commitments and strategies to attain net zero

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A new white paper from global professional services company GHD North America points out that most of the world’s energy and industrial organizations used...