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Image of report coverA Changing Tide: British Columbia’s Emerging Liquefied Natural Gas Industry

Report, 63 pages, February 2016
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.

Image of report coverA Long, Hard Road: Reducing GHG Emissions in Canada’s Road Transportation Sector by 2050

Report, 172 pages, November 2015
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.

Image of report coverFinding the Mix: The Choice of Generation Technologies in Canada

Report, 98 pages, September 2015
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.


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Canadian Green Trade and Value Chains: Defining the Opportunities

The Conference Board of Canada expects that actively engaging in green trade would allow Canadian clean-tech firms to capture the benefits of both the green economy and of international trade and investment. This briefing proposes that a steady low-carbon transition and the formation of a lower-carbon economy could allow these firms to reach global customers for sales of “green and clean” products and services.

Briefing | 16 pages | August 2017 | Glen Hodgson | The Conference Board of Canada

Clean Trade: Global Opportunities in Climate-Friendly Technologies

This briefing identifies the opportunity for Canada to enhance its global commerce by exporting climate-friendly technologies, such as renewable energy, energy-efficiency technologies, and waste management products.

Briefing | 38 pages | July 2017 | Julie Adès, Jacqueline Palladini | The Conference Board of Canada

Le commerce propre : Occasions mondiales pour le Canada en matière de technologies respectueuses du climat

Cet exposé décrit l’occasion pour le Canada d’améliorer ses activités commerciales à l’échelle mondiale en exportant des technologies respectueuses du climat, telles que l’énergie renouvelable, les technologies axées sur l’efficacité énergétique et les produits de gestion des déchets. Cette publication comprend un résumé en français, suivi d’une version anglaise du rapport intégral.

Note de recherche | 42 pages | July 2017 | Julie Adès, Jacqueline Palladini | Le Conference Board du Canada

Fixing America’s Roads and Bridges: The Path Forward

Transportation is a critical aspect of the US economy but capital investments in this important infrastructure are not keeping pace. In this policy brief, CED recommends actions to address the challenges facing America’s surface transportation system.

Report | 20 pages | May 2017 | The Conference Board, Inc.

Shaping the Canadian Low-Carbon Economy: A Discussion Paper

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.

Briefing | 30 pages | March 2017 | Glen Hodgson | The Conference Board of Canada

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Image of report cover A Changing Tide: British Columbia’s Emerging Liquefied Natural Gas Industry
Image of report cover A Long, Hard Road: Reducing GHG Emissions in Canada’s Road Transportation Sector by 2050

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Len Coad
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