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Pembina Institute

The [url=http://www.pembina.org/]Pembina Institute[/url] advocates for strong, effective policies to support Canada's clean energy transition. The non-profit think-tank has offices in Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver.

Blog - Pembina Institute August 14
Net-zero townhouses with solar panels in Alberta. Image: Roberta Franchuk, Pembina Institute
Karen Tam Wu | Letter to Minister of Natural Resources Jim Carr and Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna.
Blog - Pembina Institute June 9
Green building in Vancouver.
Stephen Hui | For all of us who want to build a strong, future-proof, and inclusive B.C., the NDP-Green agreement is a promising start.
Blog - Pembina Institute June 1
Solar panels in B.C.
Josha MacNab, Karen Tam Wu | Five key priorities for economic security and prosperity in B.C.
Blog - Pembina Institute March 23
Image: Stephen Hui
Stephen Hui | Squamish's example shows that clean growth isn't just for urban centres. There are plenty of opportunities for logging and mining towns in transition to lead Canada's shift to a clean economy.
Blog - Pembina Institute March 21
Image: Wikimedia Commons
Karen Tam Wu | An open letter to the mayor and council of the city of Richmond in British Columbia.
Blog - Pembina Institute December 9
Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
Matt Horne | The federal government should reject Premier Christy Clark's posturing on carbon pricing and stick to the pan-Canadian carbon price committed to in October.
Blog - Pembina Institute November 21
Image: Flickr/Province of British Columbia
Josha MacNab | B.C.'s August climate plan fell flat -- far too little and too late for the province to do its fair share in the Canadian effort to slow climate change.
Blog - Pembina Institute November 16
Passive House building tour at The Heights
Karen Tam Wu | The Pembina Institute pens an open letter in support of the new development in Vancouver's Zero Emissions Building Plan.
Blog - Pembina Institute October 24
An ultra energy-efficient home built to Passive House standards in Dawson Creek,
Karen Tam Wu, Anne McMullin, Jennifer Cutbill | What does the B.C. climate plan mean for energy efficiency and the building sector?
Blog - Pembina Institute September 8
Matt Horne | If B.C.'s Pacific NorthWest LNG project is approved, it will become one of Canada's largest sources of carbon pollution. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna should reject it.
Blog - Pembina Institute August 9
various | Eleven organizations representing leading energy and building professionals, associations, non-profits and businesses have submitted the following letter to the Canadian government.
Blog - Pembina Institute June 22
various | The Energy Forum -- a coalition of B.C. power producers, industry associations and environmental organizations -- calls on the B.C. government to deliver on the province's 2050 climate targets.
Blog - Pembina Institute June 10
Matt Horne | Could the carbon pollution be 68 per cent lower based on the actions discussed by Minister Polak? No.
Blog - Pembina Institute May 17
Chief Ian Campbell, hereditary chief of the Squamish Nation
various | Seven members of Premier Christy Clark's Climate Leadership Team are voicing concern that the B.C. government has still not released a new climate plan needed to meet its legislated targets.
Blog - Pembina Institute March 31
various | More than 130 B.C. businesses have signed the following open letter calling on the B.C. government to commit to strengthening the province's carbon tax as part of the Climate Leadership Plan.
Blog - Pembina Institute March 24
Image: Flickr/Justin Trudeau
Erin Flanagan | For clean energy enthusiasts, Tuesday's budget brought lots of good news. From public transit to renewables in remote communities, the budget made investments that support a low-carbon economy.
Blog - Pembina Institute February 11
Image: Bear Mountain Wind Park near Dawson Creek, B.C.
Stephen Hui | Pembina Institute to host series of four webinars during consultation period.
Blog - Pembina Institute February 1
Photo: David Dodge, Green Energy Futures.
Stephen Hui | Eight candidates answer survey on climate change issues that threaten to dominate the ballot box in the upcoming B.C. byelections.
Blog - Pembina Institute January 29
Environment Minister Mary Polak with Premier Christy Clark.
Stephen Hui | B.C. Climate Leadership Team recommendations would get province back on track to revamping its carbon tax scheme and instituting new, strong climate measures.
Blog - Pembina Institute January 18
The leaking Aliso Canyon well pad in Los Angeles County on December 17, 2015.
Maximilian Kniewasser | The Aliso Canyon disaster is a stark reminder of why methane emissions from the natural-gas sector matter, and why governments must do more to manage them.
Blog - Pembina Institute December 11
An electric-vehicle charging station in Vancouver.
Matt Horne | B.C.'s goal to have all passenger cars zero-emission is a good one, but without accompanying standards and policies, this transition won't happen.
Blog - Pembina Institute December 4
Retrofits are creating green-building jobs in B.C.
Karen Tam Wu | Released yesterday, the Pembina Institute's B.C. Green Buildings Map shows that the green-building sector is a prominent part of the economy provincewide.
Blog - Pembina Institute November 27
Image: Flickr/bcgovphotos
Stephen Hui | Here in British Columbia, will the government do its part to keep the global temperature rise below two degrees Celsius?