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P.J. Partington, climate policy analyst at the Pembina Institute, made the following comments today in response to Environment Canada’s publication of Canada’s Emissions Trends 2013.

Pembian reacts to B.C. Premier Christy Clark’s comment that her government’s commitment to producing the "cleanest" liquefied natural gas in the world applies only to the liquefaction process.

P.J. Partington, climate policy analyst at the Pembina Institute, made the following comments today in response to the release of the Summary for Policymakers of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report, Working Group I, in Stockholm.

Pembina Institute responds to President Obama’s speech announcing his climate action plan.

With the federal government’s latest deadline to announce greenhouse gas regulations for the oil and gas sector just a week away, new analysis from the Pembina Institute highlights the consequences of adopting a weaker-than-required approach to this high-profile industry.

Nathan Lemphers, senior policy analyst with the Pembina Institute, made the following comments in response to British Columbia’s final written argument to the Northern Gateway Panel.

An assessment of climate change issues in political platforms reveals clear distinctions between British Columbia’s four major parties. The assessment looks at the following four election issues with implications for climate change and the province’s ability to meet its greenhouse gas reduction targets: liquefied natural gas (LNG), oil pipelines, the carbon tax and green jobs.

Matt Horne, climate change program director at the Pembina Institute, made the following comments in response to BC NDP leader Adrian Dix’s opposition to Kinder Morgan’s proposal to expand the Trans Mountain pipeline.

Matt Horne, climate change program director at the Pembina Institute, made the following comments in response to the British Columbia NDP’s promise to broaden the provincial carbon tax, if elected.

Matt Horne, climate change program director at the Pembina Institute, made the following comments in response to Premier Christy Clark’s promise to freeze the province’s carbon tax for five years if elected. 

April 2, 2013

New report outlines criteria for effective greenhouse gas regulations on Canada’s oil and gas sector

Forthcoming federal rules a make-or-break moment for Canada’s 2020 climate target

New recommendations released today by the Pembina Institute set the bar for forthcoming federal greenhouse gas regulations by showing what’s needed from the oil and gas sector to get Canada on track to hit its national climate target.

April 2, 2013

Un nouveau rapport définit les critères pour l’élaboration d’une réglementation efficace sur les GES dans le secteur du pétrole et du gaz au Canada

La réglementation fédérale à venir aura des conséquences déterminantes sur l’atteinte de l’objectif de 2020

Le gouvernement fédéral a annoncé qu’il publierait avant l’été la réglementation destinée à limiter les émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) dans le cadre du processus de production et de traitement du pétrole et du gaz au Canada.

March 26, 2013

New report shows health and climate impacts from coal power cost Alberta millions

Health and environment groups urge Alberta to go beyond weak federal rules for climate pollution from coal power and to implement a provincial renewable energy policy.

By Tim Weis, Kristi Anderson, Benjamin Thibault, Beth Nanni, Farrah Khan, Noah Farber

The health impact costs associated with burning coal for electricity in Alberta are close to $300 million annually according to a new report released today by a coalition of Canadian health and environmental groups.

Statement by the Pembina Institute on the 2013 federal budget.

March 7, 2013

Groups team up for a better future

Urge would-be provincial leaders to recommit to B.C. climate leadership

British Columbia’s next government can help secure a better future by reforming the carbon tax and investing a portion of the resulting revenue in energy efficiency, innovation, public transit, and other community solutions to climate change.

As Canada faces increasing scrutiny of the weak climate change policy for oilsands development, a new report illustrates how the Alberta and federal governments can better manage those emissions and improve the country’s international reputation.

P.J. Partington, climate policy analyst with the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the federal government’s announcement today of final regulations for heavy-duty vehicles.

Jan. 22, 2013

Report shows federal policy, access to capital major barriers to Canadian clean energy industry

New Pembina Institute analysis includes detailed interviews with more than 20 leading clean energy entrepreneurs, corporate executives, investors and academics.

Canada’s clean technology sector is a major driver of job growth and innovation, and could be worth $60 billion by 2020 barring current federal policy and financing barriers, says a new report by the Pembina Institute.

Tim Weis, director of renewable energy and efficiency policy at the Pembina Institute, responds to Ontario’s announcement that it will phase out its existing coal plants by 2013, one year earlier than expected.

The Pembina Institute will be monitoring the 18th annual United Nations Conference of the Parties from Canada and will be available for comment on general developments in the negotiations and Canada’s role in those developments.

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