cap and trade

Green Majority Radio #448: Canada’s First Green Waves

Green Majority Radio #448: Canada’s First Green Waves

Ryan O’Connor, author of “First Green Wave: Pollution Probe and the Origins of Environmental Activism in Ontario” and Jo Royle – Officer for Pew Charitable Trusts, Global Ocean Legacy project.
Five things to know about cap-and-trade legislation

Five things to know about cap-and-trade legislation

Wynne has announced the province is joining Quebec and California in a cap-and-trade system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Premier Kathleen Wynne's leadership highlights Harper's lack of it

The Globe and Mail story is short and simple  – "Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is preparing to bring in a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emissions, an ambitious move that could amount...

Preston Manning's advice on how to approach Conservatives about climate change

Jeffrey Simpson questions why the Harper government, which favours market solutions, has chosen to address climate change with regulations.

THE BIG GRAB Part 8: Scoring Own Goals

While most Canadians get serious about cutting climate pollution, our dirtiest province is cranking up pollution so fast that they're wiping out our gains.

THE BIG GRAB Part 9: Made-In-Canada Solutions

We end our series with a look at several existing made-in-Canada strategies that will build a prosperous future for us all.

THE BIG GRAB Part 1: Knock, knock. The low-carbon future is here

As ordinary Canadians dig deep to ease their carbon footprint, Alberta's oil-sands pollution wipes out their sacrifice.

Western Climate Initiative offers hope despite federal government paralysis

The Western Climate Initiative (WCI) takes the stage after the Canadian and US governments fumble (again) on climate stability. BC puts a good face on its natural gas and forestry industries, but whic