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Climate Action 2024

Climate Action 2024



Canada’s Energy Transformation: An Outlook Of Supply And Demand In The 2030s

Six themes that explore Canada and the world’s energy and climate priorities over the next decade.


Addressing Canada’s Housing Crisis With Innovation And Prefabricated Construction

Nine key takeaways from a roundtable discussion focused on addressing Canada’s challenge to build low-carbon, affordable homes.


Owning the climate podium: 10 ways Canada can accelerate investment in decarbonization

The Institute convened more than 100 business leaders and public policy thinkers to discuss and debate our Climate Action 2024 report's findings. Here are the key takeaways from the event.


Circus in the Sand: COP28 And Climate's Midlife Crisis

Did the end of the oil age just happen in one of the world's wealthiest oil cities? Or was this more diplomatic show than strategic will?


Unlocking Indigenous Potential To Power Canada's Net Zero Economy

Allen Clarke, an Indigenous expert, explores three mutually beneficial ways Canada can unlock capital for Indigenous participation in major green projects


Three Ways Canada Can Address The World's Gas & Climate Crises

Each path carries economic and climate risks that Canadian policymakers and industry must weigh quickly—the window of opportunity won’t be open for long.


Canada Needs Green Subsidies More Than Ever

Canada’s transition strategy needs to go past electric vehicles and critical minerals.


The Next Green Revolution Project

How Canada Can Produce More Food and Fewer Emissions

The world needs a new Green Revolution, and Canada can play a leading role—indeed, it can be our moonshot for 2030 and beyond.

LATEST PODCAST February 27, 2024

John Stackhouse and co-host Alison Nankivell are joined by three women on the frontlines of Canadian cleantech--Myra Arshad of ALT TEX, Natalie Ashdown of Evoco and Jacqueline Hutchings of Friendlier--to discuss how Canada can inspire women entrepreneurs.

February 13, 2024

Doubling Down: The Definitive Decade For Climate

If this is going to be Canada’s decade of climate action, it’s time to double our investment. Three cleantech leaders–Stephane Germain, President at GHGSat; Apoorv Sinha, CEO of Carbon Upcycling; and Louis Tremblay, CEO of FLO EV Charging–discuss.

January 16, 2024

Hydrogen Horizons: Powering a Green Path Forward

Is green hydrogen the next great Canadian energy export and will it be the tech innovation of the decade? We’re joined by Gene Gebolys, CEO at World Energy and Marco Alvera, CEO at Tree Energy Solutions (TES) — two global energy pioneers betting on Canada’s green hydrogen potential, from the windswept Atlantic coast to the Mauricie region of Quebec.

More Climate News at RBC

2022 Net-Zero Report

Outlines our initial interim emissions reduction targets for the Oil & Gas sector, and the Power Generation and Automotive sub-sectors, our target-setting methodology, and the principles and beliefs that guided the target setting process, including our beliefs on the role for banks and other stakeholders in the transition to net zero.

2022 Climate Report

Summarizes progress to date in advancing how we manage climate-related risks and opportunities in line with our enterprise climate strategy, the RBC Climate Blueprint, and in implementing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

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