The Transition Accelerator is aimed at delivering major, scalable system transitions to harness social and economic disruption to build viable transition pathways to a net-zero future. Our work identifies and advances only those transitions that are compelling, capable, and credible.
Our current priorities are:
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.
Report – 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.
Report – 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
Report: 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.