To avoid the worst of climate change we need to get off of fossil fuels and move towards clean, safe and renewable energy.
by Louise Comeau Daffodils weren’t the only things blooming this May long weekend. New commitments to protecting the climate are blossoming all across the country. On May 15, the federal government announced its contribution to the United Nations negotiations on a new global climate treaty, with a national target to cut climate altering pollution 30 […]
28 March 2012 (Toronto/Montreal) – Today Finance Minister Jim Flaherty announced the 2012-13 federal budget. Greenpeace Canada Climate and Energy Coordinator Keith Stewart responds with the following statement: “Big oil is the big winner in today’s budget, as the Harper government announced that it will dismantle environmental laws that help protect our forests, air, water […]
By Mike G A new report out from GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) shows that solar power came an incredibly long way toward asserting itself as a key part of the U.S. energy mix last year. The U.S. now has a total of 12.1 gigawatts of photovoltaic (PV) installations and 918 […]
By Amanda Stephenson CALGARY – The solar and wind industries could be about to take off, proponents say, if a long-awaited renewable energy framework becomes a reality in Alberta. The need for a comprehensive plan governing wind, solar, and geothermal electricity generation in Alberta has been discussed for years in Alberta. As far back as […]
By Geoff Dembicki We’re not totally screwed. I doubt Ethan Zindler would use those exact words to describe the rapid global transition to cleaner forms of energy he’s spent the past eight years or so tracking for Bloomberg New Energy Finance. But that’s the feeling I was left with after reaching him by phone recently at […]