Category: Climate change

CanREA pleased to see a climate action focus in Federal Ministers’ mandate letters

CanREA continues its positive work with the federal government to further evolve climate-centred policies, advance renewable energy and achieve positive outcomes for Canadians. Ottawa, December 17, 2021—CanREA is pleased to note the “whole-of-government effort to reduce emissions, create clean jobs and address the climate-related challenges” in all the new ministerial mandate letters, issued by the Government of Canada on December 16.  […]

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Recycle components, become zero-waste champions, experts urge Canadian renewables sector

As a growing volume of decommissioned solar and wind installations becomes part of waste streams, the renewables industry must become “zero-waste champions” by applying circular economy principles, write CanREA’s Senior Director of Operations Ph…

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CanREA issues a call to action for electricity sector decision-makers

The Canadian Renewable Energy Association issued a call to Canada’s governments, utilities, regulators and electricity system operators, recommending five priority actions to accelerate the deployment of wind energy, solar energy and energy storage te…

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Budget is vital test of UK government’s green credentials

Analysis: Ministers urged to show global leadership as Britain prepares to host UN Cop26 climate talksThe budget this week will be a vital test of Boris Johnson’s green credentials, with campaigners watching keenly to see whether plans match up to the …

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Denmark’s climate policies ‘insufficient’ to meet 2030 target

Report says country set to cut carbon emissions by 54% compared with 1990 levels, not 70% as plannedThe Danish government’s efforts towards meeting the country’s ambitious target of reducing emissions by 70% by 2030 have been judged “insufficient” by t…

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