Canadian News

The Future is Ours: CCCL 2017 National Conference

Pembina - September 20, 2017 - 11:34am

Erin Flanagan, the Pembina Institute's federal policy director, will speak at the conference on the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.

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PMs Trudeau and May announce partnership to support global transition away from coal-fired power (media release)

Pembina - September 18, 2017 - 1:54pm

Today, Canada and the United Kingdom took an important step forward in the fight against climate change.

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Pembina reacts to Canada-UK cooperation on clean energy (media release)

Pembina - September 18, 2017 - 1:54pm

Today, Canada and the United Kingdom took an important step forward in the fight against climate change.

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A little extra Paris in Montreal (blog)

Pembina - September 14, 2017 - 11:57am

Some of the world’s top climate diplomats will descend on Montreal this weekend, as Minister Catherine McKenna co-hosts a high level climate meeting with counterparts from China and the European Union. The international meeting just so happens to be on one of our favourite subjects: implementation of the landmark global climate deal, the Paris Agreement.

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Eight ways to improve Canada’s methane management regulations (blog)

Pembina - September 13, 2017 - 12:09pm

Regulations will be critical to reducing current and future methane releases from Canada’s oil and gas industry. These draft regulations incorporated lessons from methane regulations implemented in the U.S.

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B.C. carbon tax increase welcome news (media release)

Pembina - September 11, 2017 - 5:36pm

“We support the provincial government in strengthening the carbon tax to reduce carbon pollution and help get B.C. back on track towards its climate targets."

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Vulcan builds Canada's first solar park (blog)

Pembina - September 8, 2017 - 12:31pm

Vulcan, Alberta goes when no one has gone before – to build Canada's first solar park

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Just Transition and Good Green Jobs for Alberta 2017

Pembina - September 7, 2017 - 4:17pm

BlueGreen Canada is hosting a conference on how to create the conditions for successful transitions for impacted workers and communities, with the Pembina Institute participating. This event will take place in Calgary, the day before the Pembina Institute's Alberta Climate Summit.

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Alberta’s community energy story (blog)

Pembina - September 6, 2017 - 5:14pm

We heard about challenges communities are facing from the coal phase out and uncertainty regarding what the future holds. While views on renewable energy in the area are mixed, some want to take advantage of Alberta's energy diversification.

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On the road to freight excellence

Pembina - September 6, 2017 - 3:59pm

This invitation-only freight Thought Leader Forum will convene industry and business leaders, local, regional, provincial and federal policymakers and planners, academics and non-governmental experts.

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Neighbourhood Freight Forum #2

Pembina - September 5, 2017 - 4:03pm

The second meeting of the NFF will work towards designing solutions that could help reduce gridlock, improve delivery reliability and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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B.C. can unlock big savings with building energy benchmarking

Pembina - September 4, 2017 - 8:00pm

Benchmarking helps building owners identify opportunities to save energy and water, and thereby save money on utility bills and curb pollution.

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Weathering Extremes

Pembina - August 31, 2017 - 6:31pm

Maximilian Kniewasser, director of the B.C. Climate Policy Program at the Pembina Institute, will give the keynote speech at the annual public meeting of the Okanagan Basin Water Board.

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Building SustainABLE Communities 2017

Pembina - August 31, 2017 - 6:09pm

Hosted by the Fresh Outlook Foundation, this year's event has the theme "Innovation Through Collaboration."

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Low-carbon buildings shift requires all governments to step up

Pembina - August 31, 2017 - 5:56pm

In addition to the federal government making good on its commitments, the provinces must fulfil their end of the bargain set out in the Pan-Canadian Framework.

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3 things to know about B.C. LNG in 2017

Pembina - August 31, 2017 - 5:02am

Although Pacific NorthWest LNG is officially cancelled, various permits for the project remain valid.

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Future of green homes and buildings in B.C. is bright

Pembina - August 30, 2017 - 1:27pm

Green buildings are a major driver of B.C.’s clean economy, and they continue to pave the way for the future of the building industry.

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Using equivalency agreements to advance Canadian climate policy (publication)

Pembina - August 30, 2017 - 6:59am

This report explores the function and historical significance of equivalency agreements established under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, and makes recommendations regarding their future use under the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.

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Federal Environmental and Regulatory Reviews (publication)

Pembina - August 29, 2017 - 10:58am

In this letter, we present our comments on the discussion paper with a focus on the proposed reforms to the way that major energy projects are reviewed and regulated. 

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Canada’s existing buildings hold key to climate targets (media release)

Pembina - August 29, 2017 - 5:11am

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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