transportation

Blog
Mar 20, 2018
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SUVs and trucks nullify car efficiency gains

David Suzuki
Transportation accounts for about 14 per cent of global emissions and is now the largest source of CO2 emissions in the U.S., mostly from cars and trucks.
Blog
Dec 27, 2016
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Sprawl is an enemy of the Left

Yves Engler
Instead of fearing a populist backlash for supporting tolls, progressive need to recognize their strategic interest in promoting pedestrian, bike and mass transit scale urban spaces
Podcast
Dec 26, 2016

Putting a climate lens on infrastructure spending

Redeye
The Liberal government passed a private member's bill giving funding priority to green infrastructure projects. Eric Doherty say this could mean tens of billions of dollars more for public transit.
Blog
Dec 21, 2016
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Kenny Louie

Private car, socialized costs

Yves Engler
As auto interests have pocketed stupendous profits over the past century they've also pushed to socialize huge amounts of urban land.
Blog
Jul 26, 2016
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Will growing our fuels drive us to a cleaner future?

David Suzuki
Research into new types of biofuels is also important, but the massive amounts of land, biomass and water required to produce conventional biofuels mean they aren't a panacea.

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