Surveying the consequences of the disaster, Peter Prebble weighs in on the future of nuclear power and the opportunities for sustainable energy in the wake of Fukushima for Canada and the world.
We released a new Climate Justice Project report, Clean Electricity, Conservation and Climate Justice in BC: Meeting our energy needs in a zero-carbon future, co-authored by John Calvert and myself.
I directed a musical documentary of the Manif Casseroles on May 30 in Toronto, to support Quebec students, and prompt a discussion about the democratic rights of civil society.
The use of biogas as a fuel in Sweden suggests that there is a replacement for fuel oil that is derived from wastes buried by ecological processes of decomposition and storage.
At the end of March, the Ontario Liberals received their two-year review of the Feed-In Tariff Program. The FIT was a component of 2009's Green Energy Act that aimed to procure renewable energy.
A Greenpeace victory: After 20 months of mobilizing, agitating and negotiating to green Facebook, this week the Internet giant announced its goal to run on clean, renewable energy.
This summer I put our household through an energy efficiency retrofit. I was working on a paper on energy efficiency, and then the B.C. and federal governments announced funding for retrofit programs.
A notice in my mailbox last week told me that smart meters are going to be installed in my neighbourhood. As an economist, I'm interested in costs and benefits of the program.
As we head to the polls in Ontario, the irony is that whenever lefties gather these days, someone asks whether it's the NDP or the Liberals who are the most progressive party running in this election.
Nine Canadian celebrities have added their support for a mass act of civil disobedience in Ottawa on September 26 protesting the tar sands industry and pushing for a clean, green energy future .