Carolyn Kim is the Ontario regional director with the Pembina Institute, Canada’s leading clean energy think tank. Located in the Toronto office, Carolyn leads policy research and engages with stakeholders and partners to advance solutions that respond to the most pressing transportation and planning issues, and that support the sustainable growth of Ontario’s economy and communities. With a background in transportation and land use planning, she brings over 10 years of policy and planning experience from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors to the role.
 
Prior to joining the Pembina Institute, she worked at the Ontario Ministry of Transportation to support a range of transportation and transit policy initiatives. Carolyn is a registered planner with the Ontario Professional Planners Institute and a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners. She holds a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Toronto and bachelor’s degree in urban and regional planning from Ryerson University.


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Carolyn Kim's Recent Publications

10 actions to ramp up adoption of zero-emission freight vehicles Freight emissions are expected to surpass passenger vehicles by 2030. Here are 10 ways to build a zero-emission freight sector

Blog
Feb. 18, 2021 - By Carolyn Kim, Cedric Smith

With deliveries on the rise, here are the most important actions needed to accelerate deployment of zero-emission freight vehicles in Canada, including sales mandates, restrictions on high-polluting vehicles, and significant investment in vehicle procurement, charging and refuelling infrastructure, and skills training for workers.

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A hydrogen strategy can help Ontario achieve climate targets Submission to the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks in response to its hydrogen strategy discussion paper

Publication
Feb. 4, 2021 - By Carolyn Kim, Maddy Ewing

On behalf of the Pembina Institute, Carolyn Kim and Maddy Ewing submitted comments in January, 2021, to the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, following a request for feedback that will inform the province’s first ever hydrogen strategy.

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Creating regulations that allow for greater use of e-bikes and cargo e-bikes Submission to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation on e-bikes and cargo e-bike pilot program

Publication
Jan. 28, 2021 - By Carolyn Kim, Mark Stout

On behalf of the Pembina Institute, Carolyn Kim and Mark Stout submitted the following comments in December, 2020, to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation on proposed regulatory and policy framework for power-assisted bicycles (e-bikes) and the ministry's proposed pilot program.

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Building a zero-emission goods-movement system Opportunities to strengthen Canada’s ZEV freight sector

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Dec. 10, 2020 - By Carolyn Kim, Cedric Smith

As urbanization, economic activity, online shopping, and the demand for same-day and home deliveries increase, the number of delivery trucks and vans on the streets of Canada’s cities is also growing. This report, a publication of the Urban Delivery Solutions Initiative, identifies 10 opportunities to support the expansion of zero-emission vehicles for goods movement, and to help Canada achieve its 2030 and 2050 climate targets.

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Rebuilding a Resilient B.C. Action plan for economic recovery

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B.C. is being commended for its deft navigation of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now B.C. has another opportunity to show leadership — by rebuilding the economy to ensure our province’s future resilience.

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