Climate change

Global warming is a serious problem, and we're working to decrease carbon emissions in Canada.

On the national level, we are developing a clean, renewable energy plan for Canada through the Trottier Energy Futures Project. On the provincial level, we're encouraging friendly competition to see which province can adopt the best climate policies through our Race to the Top campaign. For individuals, we offer resources on how to go carbon neutral at home and at work.

Together, we can turn back climate change.

Get the government to end tax breaks to dirty fuels!

The federal government continues to give billions of dollars in tax breaks to the companies producing oil and gas in Canada. Analysis shows a total of $1.4 billion per year in federal subsidies, $840 million of which are special tax breaks, with a disproportionate share going to dirty fuels such as the Alberta Tar Sands.

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Photo: Trottier Energy Futures Project

Trottier Energy Futures Project

Imagine a future with a cleaner environment, a future in which Canada is seen as a leader in innovative clean-energy solutions. The David Su... Read more »

Photo: Race to the Top

Race to the Top

To encourage climate leadership by Canada's provinces, the David Suzuki Foundation is identifying effective climate policies, and building support by Canadians for action. Read more »

Photo: Four places to cut your carbon

Four places to cut your carbon

Here are some of the easiest and most effective ways, in four key area... Read more »

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Photo: Proposed petroleum refinery makes no sense

Proposed petroleum refinery makes no sense

August 24, 2012 | Climate & Clean Energy

Just as someone might put lipstick on a pig to make it look more attractive, the only reason to suggest building what would be Canada's biggest refinery at the western... Read more »