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Full Tank of Opportunity: The Future of Canadian Fuels

The Canadian Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) will come into force next year with the objective of lowering the carbon intensity of fuels, such as gasoline and diesel. This week David Schick, Western Canadian Vice President from the Canadian Fuels Association joins the podcast to talk about the future, including learnings from British Columbia’s Low Carbon […]

Housing Price Wars: Will an Energy Efficient Home Win?

Housing prices in Canada are heating up again, and so are carbon taxes. In a price war, home energy efficiency may not be top-of-mind for buyers, but with rising carbon taxes maybe it should be. This week Jackie and Peter talk energy efficiency, including: How important is energy efficiency for achieving a low carbon future? […]

Economy, Budgets, and Climate Targets: An Interview with RBC’s John Stackhouse

In the past week, Canada and the United States committed to more ambitious GHG emission reduction targets, the Canadian government announced a historic budget, and the Bank of Canada provided an economic outlook. This week, John Stackhouse, Senior Vice President, Office of the RBC CEO, joined the podcast to discuss the recent announcements. Here are […]

Biden’s Energy and Climate Plans: Insights from the Brookings Institution

President Biden’s climate plans are starting to come into focus.   The Whitehouse released “The American Jobs Plan” a few weeks ago, which included about $1 trillion of spending for clean energy and climate initiatives. The Whitehouse is also hosting a virtual Climate Summit this week with dozens of world leaders, and the United States is […]