New Mobility and Autonomous Vehicles: Impacts on Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Metro Vancouver
New technologies, like self-driving or autonomous vehicles, will be game-changers as they arrive on our streets. This report looks at how new mobility could affect greenhouse gas emissions in Metro Vancouver. Strategies that reduce carbon emissions and improve well-being for AV introduction are highlighted.
Pricing It Right for Climate: Using Mobility Pricing to Drive Down Transport Emissions in Metro Vancouver and Montreal
Cities around the world have been using mobility or road pricing to successfully tackle traffic congestion. But the climate emergency also demands urgent action. This report evaluates whether mobility pricing can help reduce transportation emissions and traffic congestion while ushering in a better quality of life.
Talking Transition: Shaping Canada’s Clean Power Pathways
The report captures opinions from 150 energy experts, and references recent summaries of attitudes from Canadians, on reaching zero carbon emissions by 2050. The results offer valuable insight into the perspectives of those stakeholders who are likely to play important roles in realizing a clean power future in Canada.
Young adults and mobility: perceptions and aspirations
This new report reveals how the psychosocial factors of our attachment to the automobile influence the choices young people make today that will affect their transportation choices in the future.
Nature conservation should be central to Canada’s recovery from Covid-19
More than 230 organizations signed an appeal to the prime minister outlining why nature must be central to Canada’s COVID-19 recovery. Nature-positive measures can boost the economy, increase biodiversity, help address climate change and improve well-being.
Wild Works Best: Salmon hatcheries are no silver bullet for rebuilding fish populations
Pacific salmon are in trouble. Unfortunately, salmon hatcheries are an expensive fix that can make the problem worse. Science shows hatchery fish increase the risks of disease and parasites in wild salmon. The hatchery facilities themselves can degrade wild salmon habitat through blocked passages or water withdrawals. As important as these direct impacts are, the genetic and competition issues are of greatest concern.
Build Back Better: Designing a Canadian economic system that grows well-being and quality of life
The David Suzuki Foundation recommends that Canada aim to “build back better” from COVID-19 by pursuing an economic system that prioritizes well-being for all. This includes addressing ongoing environmental crises such as climate change and pervasive inequities in prosperity and quality-of-life.
Building Bridges for Climate Action: Engagement Strategies for Millennials
This report aims to assist the David Suzuki Foundation and the broader environmental advocacy community in understanding how Millennials engage with climate change in order to help determine what frames, content and engagement projects resonate.
Green Budget Coalition’s April 2020 letter to Prime Minister Trudeau
In the context of the COVID-19 crisis, this letter to the prime minister provides input on aligning needed stimulus measures with core environmental objectives to maximize benefits to Canadians in these unprecedented times and beyond.