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The Many Different Flavours of Carbon Pricing

Consultations regarding the Province of Ontario’s proposed climate strategy are underway, including two public meetings held at the downtown Toronto YMCA last week. If the public response at these meetings is any indication, there are a lot of different opinions on the … Continue reading

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Ontario’s 45-Day Climate Consultation Count-Down

The time has come to show vigorous public support for climate action in Ontario. On February 12, 2015, the Ontario government launched a climate policy discussion paper and a 45-day public consultation  to stimulate discussion on addressing climate change and unlocking … Continue reading

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Carbon pricing: coming soon to Ontario

Last Tuesday night, I went to an event at the Isabel Bader Theatre on the University of Toronto’s downtown campus. To my surprise, the theatre’s 300 seats were all taken, and anyone showing up without a ticket was being turned … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Ontario’s New Natural Gas Conservation Framework

On December 22, 2014, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) quietly issued a new regulatory framework to govern natural gas conservation programs for the next six years. While the release of Ontario’s new Demand Side Management (DSM) Framework for Natural Gas … Continue reading

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Why I joined 400,000 people in demanding climate action

Sarah Amelia Sackville McLauchlan is a guest blogger for our 80×50 Blog site. Sarah travelled with Toronto350.org to participate in the People’s Climate March in New York City where approximately 400,000 marchers made history with the largest ever demonstration for … Continue reading

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