Research by Len Coad

Len Coad
 
Len Coad, Research Director, Energy, Environment and Transportation Policy, Public Policy
Len Coad is Research Director, Public Policy for the Conference Board of Canada. Len first joined the Conference Board of Canada in 2006. His duties include managing research projects related to energy and environment themes. Len's current focus areas include climate change, climate change ... more
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Environment and Climate Change Canada is considering the introduction of a Clean Fuel Standard (CFS) This briefing advocates retaining a minimum blend mandate, ensuring...
The Conference Board of Canada | 26 pages | September 2017 | by Len Coad, Gerry Angevine
Environnement et changement climatique Canada envisage l’adoption d’une norme sur les carburants propres. Cette note de recherche recommande de garder...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 30 pages | September 2017 | by Len Coad, Gerry Angevine
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...
The Conference Board of Canada | 97 pages | September 2017 | by Len Coad, Robyn Gibbard, Alicia Macdonald, Matthew Stewart
Notre analyse porte sur les incidences de trois politiques distinctes : la tarification du carbone et la modification du bouquet de production électrique, une décarbonisation...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 14 pages | September 2017 | by Len Coad, Robyn Gibbard, Alicia Macdonald, Matthew Stewart
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...
The Conference Board of Canada | 160 pages | December 2016 | by Len Coad, Carlos A. Murillo, Allison Robins
Ce rapport évalue l'analyse de rentabilisation des phases de construction et d'exploitation de la raffinerie Sturgeon. Les deux phases devraient avoir d’importantes retombées sur...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 172 pages | December 2016 | by Len Coad, Allison Robins, Carlos A. Murillo
Canadian exports bound for Europe and Asia are increasing. This report explores whether or not Canada's rail-to-marine networks will be able to accommodate forecasted growth in...
The Conference Board of Canada | 144 pages | April 2016 | by Len Coad, James Knowles, Allison Robins, Vijay Gill, Vincent Lauerman
Les exportations canadiennes vers l’Europe et l’Asie augmentent. Ce rapport cherche à établir si le réseau ferroviaire et maritime canadien pourra absorber l’augmentation prévue...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 150 pages | April 2016 | by Len Coad, James Knowles, Vincent Lauerman, Allison Robins, Vijay Gill
The Paris climate talks are over and Canada has joined nearly 200 nations in its commitment to tackling climate change. But will it be enough? It is widely maintained that...
The Conference Board of Canada | Recorded Webinar | March 2016 | by Len Coad
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...
The Conference Board of Canada | 63 pages | February 2016 | by Len Coad, Daniel Munro, Prince Owusu, Allison Robins
Ce rapport quantifie les retombées potentielles sur l’économie et le marché du travail qui résulteraient de la production par le secteur britanno-colombien du gaz naturel liquéfié...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 6 pages | February 2016 | by Len Coad, Daniel Munro, Prince Owusu, Allison Robins
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...
The Conference Board of Canada | 172 pages | November 2015 | by Allison Robins, James Knowles, Len Coad
Ce rapport donne un aperçu probant du rôle que le transport routier pourrait jouer pour que le Canada atteigne un niveau cible de « 80 % d’ici 2050 ».
Le Conference Board du Canada | | November 2015 | by Allison Robins, James Knowles, Len Coad
This report examines several of the challenges facing electricity generators in five provinces: Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. Alberta and Saskatchewan are...
The Conference Board of Canada | 98 pages | September 2015 | by Len Coad
Ce rapport scrute plusieurs des défis auxquels les producteurs d’électricité sont confrontés dans cinq provinces : l’Alberta, la Saskatchewan, le Manitoba, l’Ontario et le Québec...
Le Conference Board du Canada | 106 pages | September 2015 | by Len Coad
This report examines the economic contribution that natural gas exploration, production, transportation, distribution, and consumption will make to Canada’s economy between 2012...
The Conference Board of Canada | 53 pages | December 2012 | by Pedro Antunes, Len Coad, Alicia Macdonald
Ce rapport examine l’apport à l’économie canadienne, entre 2012 et 2035, des activités d’exploration, de production, de transport, de distribution et de consommation du gaz naturel.
Le Conference Board du Canada | 58 pages | December 2012 | by Pedro Antunes, Len Coad, Alicia Macdonald
This report summarizes many best practices in energy management and the operation of buildings. It reviews the benefits of adopting these practices and examines the barriers that...
The Conference Board of Canada | 42 pages | May 2012 | by Len Coad, Sarah Dimick
This report explores the potential for expanded use of natural gas as a transportation fuel in Canada, particularly as an alternative to diesel for heavy-duty trucks.
The Conference Board of Canada | 6 pages | April 2012 | by Len Coad, Vijay Gill
This report explores the potential for expanded use of natural gas as a transportation fuel in Canada, particularly as an alternative to diesel for heavy-duty trucks.
The Conference Board of Canada | 38 pages | April 2012 | by Len Coad, Vijay Gill
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