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1. A plan for cutting pollution from cars and trucks [min 1:45]
Canadians drive the dirtiest cars on the planet, making transportation the second biggest source of climate pollution. There’s a three-step solution.

  • Merran Smith – Executive Director, Clean Energy Canada & Co-chair of the B.C. government’s Climate Solutions Council

- “The world’s dirtiest cars?”: Graphs and report by International Energy Agency
- “Taking the Wheel”: Report by Clean Energy Canada

2. The problem with carbon offsets [min 10:56]
Does paying two dollars to plant a tree undo the emissions of your last flight or of driving your car?

  • Nic Rivers – Associate Professor & Canada Research Chair in Climate and Energy Policy, University of Ottawa

“Can Ottawa build a carbon offsets market without greenwashing?”: Adam Radwanski, The Globe and Mail
- The trouble with offsets: Nic Rivers Twitter thread

3. 60-Second Report: “Reality Check: Carbon Emissions Inventory in the GTHA” [min 20:47]

- Check out the Report

4. “Five Other Things Happening in the Green Economy This Week” [min 22:28]

  • Mike Moffatt – Senior Director of Policy, Smart Prosperity Institute

- Read the blog on the “5 Other Things Happening in the Green Economy This Week”

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