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Close Pickering by 2018!

The Pickering Nuclear Station is one of the oldest nuclear plants in the world -- and one of the largest. Pickering is now surrounded by more people than any other nuclear station in North America -- way more. Leaving this problem plagued nuclear station running for another decade in the heart of our largest urban area makes no sense. Sign the petition to close Pickering! More

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Power Choices: Designing an electricity system for a rapidly changing world

Power Choices: Designing an electricity system for a rapidly changing world looks at how we could redesign our electricity system to lower its climate impact, reduce costs and create new economic opportunities. More

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A Picture Is Worth Billions

Ontario has many lower cost options for meeting its electricity needs than rebuilding old nuclear reactors. Our factsheet demonstrates that the Wynne government's decision to rebuild 10 aging reactors makes little sense. More

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Ontario's Coal Phase out: Lessons from a massive climate achievement

Ending the use of coal-fired electricity was a massive climate achievement -- the equivalent of taking seven million cars off the road. This report looks at how this remarkable success was achieved and the lessons learned from one of the biggest environmental success stories in recent times. More

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Conservation First: The next steps

Putting Conservation First Into Practice looks at the mixed signals the government is sending about its Conservation First policy. On the one hand, it says it is committed to securing all efficiency measures that can be obtained at a lower cost than new electricity supplies. On the other hand, it is not paying a fair price for efficiency measures. More

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