The Transition Accelerator is aimed at delivering major, scalable, system transitions to harness social and economic disruption, while solving for climate change. Our work identifies and advances only those transitions that are compelling, capable, and credible.
The Accelerator will advance transformative system change to build a clean and prosperous economy while addressing climate change. To achieve this, we are building a hydrogen economy, advancing economy-wide electrification, improving Canada’s agri-food sector, and directing personal mobility.
Our initial priorities are:
Regional integration in the electricity sector across the North American Northeast can bring substantial benefits in reducing greenhouse…
Canada needs a new approach to empower innovators, improve policy and shift debate around climate change in a more constructive direction. This is it.
Understanding the implications of plugging in.
Exploring the potential of low or zero-emission fuels for heavy freight.
The Future of Freight Part B: Assessing Zero Emission Diesel Fuel Alternatives for Freight Transportation in Alberta
Comparing low-carbon energy systems that can meet the needs of the freight sector.
Transport sector on the cusp of major changes driven by improvements in efficiency and competitiveness.
Anthropogenic energy and carbon flows through Canada’s agri-food system: Reframing climate change solutions
Understanding Canada’s agri-food system compared with Canadian crude oil
Suggestions on how Canadian governments, companies and citizens can advance decarbonization
Change Ahead: A Case for Independent Expert Analysis and Advice in Support of Climate Policy Making in Canada
The case for a new initiative to provide independent expert analysis, advanced modelling tools and expert advice in support of climate policy making in Canada
Four basic points for moving toward a low carbon economy in Canada.