The ECOreport reposts an Op-ED about the Green Building Revolution, Meeting Canada’s Climate Targets Though Energy-Efficiency Upgrades
Originally Posted on the Pembina Institute
VANCOUVER and TORONTO — Governments at all levels in Canada are moving toward requiring new homes and buildings to be constructed to low-carbon, ultra energy-efficient standards by 2030. But Canada still lacks a comprehensive strategy to achieve the significant reductions in carbon pollution from existing buildings that are necessary to meet our country’s climate targets.
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The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED supportive of the Liberal Government, Climate Actions in Canada’s 2017 Budget
From Climate Action Network Canada
By Catherine Abreu
Today’s budget provides the financial backing we need to begin the serious work of implementing Canada’s climate framework and generating good, long-term jobs for Canadians. It also highlights several areas that need more work, particularly in building clean technology markets and ending fossil fuel subsidies.”
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The ECOreport reposts the full text of the Canadian Minister’s Nov 25, 2016 speech at the Toronto Region Board of Trade, Catherine McKenna on transitioning to cleaner forms of energy
Originally Published at Environment & Climate Change Canada
I would like to begin by acknowledging that the land we are on is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee (HO-Dehn-Oh-show-knee), the Métis, and the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation.
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By Roy L Hales
Germany leads the World in energy efficiency, according to the 2014 scorecard released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) today. Sixteen nations were studied. Six of the top 10 were from Europe. Canada was the only North American nation to make the cut, placing 9th.
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