Speeding up climate action in the transportation sector

February 18, 2015 at 10:15 pm Leave a comment

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Yesterday the Ontario government released a new discussion paper to engage people across the province on climate change. It’s great to see the provincial government tackling the climate challenge head-on, and talking about what we can do to address it.

Ontario’s coal phase-out is widely celebrated, and was critical in allowing the province to meet its 2014 climate target. In fact, it’s the single most effective climate policy introduced in Canada to date.

Now it’s time to build on that momentum so Ontario can meet its 2020 and 2050 climate targets. To succeed, the province will have to address its largest and fastest-growing source of carbon pollution: transportation.

Read the full article Speeding Up Climate Action in the Transportation Sector by Cherise Burda at the  Pembina Institute.

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Entry filed under: Active Transportation, Carbon_Emissions, Climate.

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