Transportation

04/11/19
Author: 
Hannah Ellis-Petersen

3 Nov 2019

Car fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from farms have contributed to pollution crisis

02/11/19
Author: 
Will Dubitsky
 
NDP must push minority Parliament to accelerate transition to a green economy

The federal election results suggest that the first priority of the NDP must be electoral reform to bring to an end the politics of fear and the strategic vote, which favours the Liberals and Conservatives alike.

30/10/19
Author: 
Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions

Researchers with the PICS Transportation Futures for BC project have calculated how much electricity would be needed if only electric vehicles (cars, trucks, SUVs and buses etc) were driving on BC’s roads by the year 2055.

12/10/19
Author: 
Jon Milton

Oct. 9, 2019

Montreal-area NDP candidates speak in favour of urban transit and housing proposals central to proposed ‘Green New Deal of the North’

hen the largest demonstration in Canadian history happened, Montreal’s car traffic came to a standstill. It was predictable — hundreds of thousands of people were expected to descend on the downtown that day, conditions that aren’t exactly ripe for the free flow of cars.

23/09/19
Author: 
Nick Boisvert

Plant could build electric vehicles for government agencies, workers group proposes

 
22/09/19
Author: 
Russ Christianson
Germany’s Post Office (Deutsche Post) developed and began manufacturing Streetscooter battery electric vans in 2016 to replace its 70,000 vehicle fleet.

The Case For Nationalization and Conversion of the Oshawa GM Plant

22/09/19
Author: 
George Monbiot
 Illustration: Bill Bragg

It’s not just the megarich: increased spending power leads us all to inflict environmental damage. It’s time for a radical plan

12/09/19
Author: 
Gene McGuckin
Climate Change Action Canada - Photo credit: Justin Tang/Canadian Press

September 12, 2019

While many Canadians are looking to the October 21st federal election for solutions to global climate disruption, the climate plans from the four major parties offer none.

Any genuine solution will require reining in an economic system that demands eternal growth in a finite ecosystem, mitigating or adapting to multiplying environmental and social disasters, and drastically reducing consumption. Deadline: yesterday!

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