Details of Ontario’s Climate Strategy Revealed

The government of Ontario has released new details today about its plan to fight climate change. The government’s strategy will support its cap and trade program and seek to:

…help Ontario meet its emissions reduction targets, reward innovative companies and ensure that households and businesses thrive as the province transitions to a low-carbon economy.

Highlights of the new strategy include:

  • Legislation to enshrine cap and trade into law in Ontario
  • Measures to integrate climate change mitigation into government decision-making and infrastructure planning
  • Embeding carbon neutrality into government decisions about operations, procurement, employee training, and building retrofits
  • Promoting zero emission and plug-in vehicles and looking for other mechanisms to reduce emissions from transportation.

Find out more about Ontario’s new strategy here.

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