Transportation

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Pollution Probe and Partners Have Developed a Rail Decarbonization Roadmap for Canada

Pollution Probe and Partners Have Developed a Rail Decarbonization Roadmap for Canada Canada’s railways have reduced emissions intensity by 25.1% since 2005, making it a highly fuel-efficient form of land-based transportation for both freight and passengers. However, the rail industry must go further to help Canada reach its 2050 net-zero target. To meet this challenge, …

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Developing a Rail Decarbonization Roadmap for Canada

Developing a Rail Decarbonization Roadmap for Canada OTTAWA, (DATE) – Canada’s railways are setting proactive and ambitious plans to further improve fuel efficiency and decarbonize their operations. The path forward is outlined in a new report published today by the Railway Association of Canada, the Delphi Group and Pollution Probe. ‘Rail Pathways Initiative –Developing a …

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Pollution Probe releases a new report on Opportunities for Accelerating School Bus Electrification in Ontario

Pollution Probe releases a new report on Opportunities for Accelerating School Bus Electrification in Ontario Pollution Probe, The Delphi Group and Canadian Partnership for Children’s Health and Environment (CPCHE), with the generous support of the Trottier Family Foundation, have released a white paper on opportunities for accelerating school bus electrification in Ontario. There is an …

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Pollution Probe Launches the Municipal Zero-Emission Vehicle Engagement Platform

Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the launch of its latest initiative to accelerate the deployment of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in Canadian municipalities. The goals of the Municipal ZEV Engagement Platform are to engage municipal governments and their collaborators, socialize the range of solutions which are presented in internal and external resources, and establish an ongoing dialogue surrounding ZEVs.

Pollution Probe Releases Report on Impacts of COVID-19 on Low-Carbon Mobility

Pollution Probe Releases Report on Impacts of COVID-19 on Low-Carbon Mobility TORONTO, March 18, 2021 – Today Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the release of a companion report which details the impacts that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on actions explored in the pre-pandemic report, Opportunities for Low-Carbon Mobility Actions in Canadian Municipalities: Best …

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Pollution Probe Reaction to Canada’s Hydrogen Strategy

Pollution Probe Reaction to Canada’s Hydrogen Strategy TORONTO, December 21, 2020 – Canada’s Federal Government has set out a new Hydrogen Strategy to “position Canada as a world-leading producer, user and exporter of clean hydrogen, and associated technologies.” Pollution Probe supports the Strategy’s focus on the important contribution that hydrogen can make to meeting Canada’s …

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Pollution Probe Releases New Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings

Pollution Probe Releases New Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings TORONTO, November 26, 2020 – Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the release of its new Guide to Electric Vehicle Charging in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings, produced in partnership with the Delphi Group. Made possible through support from Natural Resources Canada, the guide …

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Pollution Probe Releases Rail Pathways Initiative Phase 1: Landscape Document ​

Pollution Probe Releases Rail Pathways Initiative Phase 1: Landscape Document Canada’s rail sector currently provides a low-carbon means of transporting goods and people throughout the country. While the sector moves 44% of all freight in Canada, it is responsible for only 4% of transportation-related greenhouse gas emissions. This being the case, rail stakeholders know that …

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Pollution Probe Releases New Report on Zero Emission Vehicle Charging in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings and for Garage Orphans

Pollution Probe Releases New Report on Zero Emission Vehicle Charging in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings and for Garage Orphans Toronto, ON – June 4, 2019 – Pollution Probe is pleased to announce the release of a new report, Zero Emission Vehicle Charging in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings and for Garage Orphans, produced in partnership with the Delphi …

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