Carbon Leakage and Canadian Climate Policy reviews carbon leakage to examine what it is, how it is measured, why it matters, and how Canada has approached this theme to date.
Environment and Climate Change Canada is considering the introduction of a Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) This briefing advocates retaining a minimum blend mandate, ensuring that the role of ethanol is strengthened and its benefits extended.
This analysis studies three distinct policy measures—the impact of a carbon price and a shift in the electricity generation mix, the impact of substantially decarbonizing our electricity generation sector, and the impact of investments that will allow Canada to reduce its emissions by 60 per cent by 2050.
This report provides an overview of available national and provincial energy efficiency potential studies to assist in assessing the remaining energy efficiency potential in Canada.
This presentation by the Conference Board of Canada’s Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist Craig Alexander discusses the economic impact of pricing carbon, the economic impacts of the retiring fossil-fuel generation, and the investment requirements for deep emission reduction.
This initial discussion paper looks at how the Conference Board of Canada’s new Centre on the Low-Carbon Growth Economy will help to shape the low-carbon economy in the decades ahead.
This report evaluates the business case for the construction and operations phases of the Sturgeon Refinery. Both phases are expected to have significant impacts on GDP, person-years of employment, and more.
This report quantifies the potential economic and labour market impacts that would occur in British Columbia, resulting from a 30 million tonnes per annum liquefied natural gas industry.
This report provides an evidence-based view of the contribution that road transportation might practically make to achieve the “80 by 50” greenhouse gas emissions reduction target in Canada.
This report examines several of the challenges facing electricity generators in five provinces: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. Alberta and Saskatchewan are the primary focus of the report.