Clean Energy Canada Webinar: Fixing Canada’s car conundrum

Clean Energy Canada is hosting a new webinarFixing Canada’s car conundrum, with special guests Colin McKerracher from BloombergNEF, Flavio Volpe from the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association, and Jerry Dias from Unifor. Join us on Wednesday, February 17, at 9am PT / 12pm ET for a pointed conversation on how Canada can cut its growing auto emissions while carving out space for its auto sector in the growing global EV market. Register here.
The webinar will feature Bloomberg New Energy Finance Head of Advanced Transport Colin McKerracher, Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association President Flavio Volpe, and Unifor President Jerry Dias.

Canada has a car conundrum. According to the International Energy Agency, Canadians drive the most polluting cars in the world. And over the past 20 years, carbon pollution from transportation has gone up. Meanwhile, the auto sector is down. Once a global top-five auto manufacturer, Canada now doesn’t even crack the top 10.

But there are recent signs of change, with a few major automakers announcing plans to bring EV production here. Will this be enough for Canada to fix its car conundrum and carve out a space in the growing global EV market? If not, what more will it take?

Join Clean Energy Canada for a pointed conversation to explore these topics with experts Colin McKerracher from BloombergNEF, Flavio Volpe from the APMA and Jerry Dias from Unifor.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

As a community, we have the responsibility to honour, care for and respect all the Creation gives to provide us with life. This includes the land, water, air, fire, animals, plants and our ancestors.

The Anishinabek Peoples have utilized this land for millennia and we would like to acknowledge their direct descendants, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, as the rightful caretakers and titleholders of this land upon which we live, work and conduct ourselves. We acknowledge our treaty relationship and responsibilities to both the land and these original peoples.

We also recognize that this land is rich in pre-contact history and customs, which includes the Anishinabek and Haudenosaunee and since European contact, has and continues to become home for Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. And it is in the spirit and intent of the Dish With One Spoon, wampum agreement whereby we will collectively care for and respect the land, water, animals and each other in the interests of peace and friendship and for the benefit of not only ourselves but of our future descendants.  

The HEN Office resides on Treaty 22, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation. For more information on Treaty 22 go to: http://mncfn.ca/treaty2223/

Image

The Halton Environmental Network is a proud member of the Halton Equity and Diversity Roundtable (HEDR) and has signed their Charter to foster an inclusive Halton community. For more information on HEDR and the Charter please use this link: bit.ly/HEDRCharter