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What you need to know about Alberta’s carbon levy (publication)

Pembina - November 20, 2017 - 2:05pm

Putting a price on carbon is one of the key components of Alberta’s climate leadership plan and represents robust climate policy. But there is significant misunderstanding about how the revenue collected will be used, what the impact on families will be, and how Alberta’s plan will interact with the federal plan to price carbon.

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Draft Regional Transportation Plan Comments (publication)

Pembina - November 19, 2017 - 4:17pm

We think there are areas for improvement in the plan and in the broader governance structures that will ensure its implementation. 

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Collaboration is key to capture environmental and economic benefits of freight efficiency (media release)

Pembina - November 17, 2017 - 8:15am

Nearly 60 thought leaders gathered yesterday at the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga for a one-day freight forum hosted by the Pembina Institute, with lead funder Ontario Trillium Foundation.

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Building energy benchmarking pays off

Pembina - November 16, 2017 - 3:23pm

In order for energy use to be effectively managed, it must first be measured and understood.

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Canada, UK, and partners launch global alliance to end coal-fired power (media release)

Pembina - November 16, 2017 - 4:45am

“Limiting the role of coal in the global electricity mix is a core requirement for the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement."

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On the ground at COP23 in Bonn: Global, national, and sub-national action on coal (blog)

Pembina - November 15, 2017 - 4:29pm

Both the UK and Canada are playing a leadership role with their commitment to phasing out coal: the UK is phasing out 12 GW of coal by 2025 and Canada is phasing out 9.7 GW of coal by 2030.

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Oilsands tailings weigh heavily on all Canadians

Pembina - November 8, 2017 - 6:03am

The Suncor plan’s approval underscores the fact that oilsands tailings remain an enormous environmental problem that is projected to continue escalating in the coming decades.

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Generate 2017

Pembina - November 6, 2017 - 8:00pm

The Pembina Institute will be at Clean Energy B.C.'s 15th annual conference, Generate 2017.

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Pembina Institute available for comment at United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany (media release)

Pembina - November 6, 2017 - 5:28pm

Pembina Institute available for comment at United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany. 

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Time to make the NEB a trusted energy regulator in a decarbonizing world

Pembina - November 6, 2017 - 11:44am

There’s a once-in-a-generation opportunity to ensure energy planning and regulation serves the public interest, upholds Canada’s commitment to Indigenous reconciliation, and stays the course to a low-carbon economy.

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Time to make the NEB a trusted energy regulator in a decarbonizing world

Pembina - November 6, 2017 - 11:44am

There’s a once-in-a-generation opportunity to ensure energy planning and regulation serves the public interest, upholds Canada’s commitment to Indigenous reconciliation, and stays the course to a low-carbon economy.

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City of North Vancouver steps up to task of building better

Pembina - November 6, 2017 - 6:04am

The B.C. Energy Step Code represents a modern, affordable, and technically achievable approach to new construction — and a blueprint for other jurisdictions.

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It’s time for a freight strategy in Toronto (blog)

Pembina - November 3, 2017 - 3:58pm

It’s time for Toronto to join other world-class cities in getting serious about sustainable goods movement.

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It’s time for a freight strategy in Toronto (blog)

Pembina - November 3, 2017 - 3:58pm

It’s time for Toronto to join other world-class cities in getting serious about sustainable goods movement.

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Canada's first neighbourhood freight forum: what we’ve learned so far

Pembina - November 3, 2017 - 1:34pm

Lindsay Wiginton, analyst at the Pembina Institute, will present on the neighbourhood freight forum that Pembina is working on with the DUKE Heights BIA. Learn more here and register here.  

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Time for Ottawa to cry foul over Nova Scotia cap-and-trade proposal

Pembina - November 2, 2017 - 2:55pm

Nova Scotia’s system is precedent setting, as it is the first test-case under the new federal carbon pricing benchmark—and whether or not it passes muster will set the tone for other provinces and territories as they roll out their plans. Unfortunately, Nova Scotia’s system—which passed third reading last week—risks getting the federation off on the wrong foot.

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Climate Leadership Institute 2017

Pembina - October 31, 2017 - 3:58pm

Karen Tam Wu, acting B.C. director at the Pembina Institute, will speak during the Communicating for Change session.

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Climate action is a clean growth opportunity for B.C.

Pembina - October 27, 2017 - 5:02am

This new path should include strong climate policies that will reduce carbon pollution from B.C.’s building, transportation, and industrial sectors.

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Coming to code

Pembina - October 26, 2017 - 11:05am

A comprehensive retrofit strategy for Canada is one that encourages market transformation and offers consumers and industry the tools and support needed to make regulations successful.

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Approval of Suncor’s unambitious tailings plan is disappointing (media release)

Pembina - October 26, 2017 - 6:40am

Suncor’s plan to manage its fluid tailings – that comprise 25 per cent of industry's total inventory – relies on unproven technologies with 70 year long reclamation timelines.

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