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Jesse Row — Oct. 20, 2010

The Fuel Quality in Canada report, commissioned by the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers of Canada, concluded that Canadian fuel quality standards lag behind the leading jurisdictions in the world in four areas. Read more...

Jesse Row — Dec. 20, 2010

If you're buying a new home in Alberta, there's a good chance that very same home wouldn't be allowed on the market in Ontario. Read more...

Jesse Row — June 6, 2011

Some say banning old-fashioned light bulbs — the incandescent kind — could be bad for our health. Unfortunately, it might be this belief that could cause the most harm. Read more...

Jesse Row — Feb. 1, 2012

Recently, Calgary City Council voted overwhelmingly in favour of adopting its first citywide greenhouse gas plan. The plan aims to reduce the city’s emissions by 20 per cent by 2020, and 80 per cent by 2050, below 2005 levels and I’m thrilled to say that the Pembina Institute’s community services consulting group helped to write it. Read more...

Jesse Row — June 8, 2010

A few weeks ago, the Government of Canada released draft regulations that would require gasoline to contain five per cent ethanol, on average, starting in September this year. The main reason for doing this, it stated, is to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and Canadians' impact on the climate. As any good energy and environmental policy organization should do, we took our own look at the climate implications of these regulations. Read more...

Jesse Row — July 23, 2012

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) recently came out with a scorecard measuring the energy efficiency of 12 of the world’s largest economies. Canada finished second last — right between Brazil and Russia. The U.K. and Germany topped the list. So why did Canada do so badly? Read more...

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