Research Digest – March 2019



Energy Fact Book 2018-2019

October, 2018 (Natural Resources Canada)


The purpose of the Energy Fact Book is to provide key information on energy markets in Canada in a format that is easy to consult.//Le but du présent cahier d’information est de fournir, sous une forme facile à consulter, des renseignements utiles sur les marchés de l’énergie au Canada.


Making the case for carbon capture and storage

January, 2019 (IPIECA) – Fact sheet


This new fact sheet explores the scale-up and deployment of CCS in more detail and presents a series of facts about the necessary development of this technology.

 It’s Not Easy Being Green: The Challenge of Carbon Competitiveness

January 3, 2019 (The Conference Board of Canada)


This report examines the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change and where competitive risks to Canadian firms may come from.


Long-term aviation fuel decarbonization: Progress, roadblocks, and policy opportunities

January 15, 2019 (ICCT)


This briefing paper summarizes available science on low-carbon fuel availability and the progress and challenges to the commercialization of alternative aviation fuels, then charts a course to widespread deployment of low-carbon jet fuel by mid- to late century.

 Evaluation of Federal Carbon Tax Costs on Domestic Air Travel: 2019 -2030

January 30, 2019 (National Airlines Council of Canada NACC)


“Our new study shows that a domestic carbon tax would add more than $800 million a year to the cost of air travel in Canada by 2030” said Massimo Bergamini, President and CEO of NACC. “An increase that large would hurt individuals and families who rely on air travel for work, to visit family, and for basic necessities.”