Ontario's world-class low-carbon grid is unprepared for the loss of 3,100 megawatts of clean, reliable power from the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station. We urge the Government of Ontario to direct OPG to extend the operating life of this invaluable asset.
At the 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, C4NE President Dr. Chris Keefer asked Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, a simple question. It unleashed national conversation on the benefits of nuclear energy.
Tax the Gas Plants & Save Pickering raises awareness of two troubling facts: that Ontario's carbon tax exempts 90% of gas plant emissions; and that gas plants are poised to replace the clean power from Pickering Nuclear Generation Station in 2025.
C4NE helps organize local events in collaboration with Stand Up for Nuclear, an international action-based movement committed to saving and expanding nuclear energy with the participation of over 30 countries around the world.
Thanks to the 5,800 Canadians who added their signature, our pro-nuclear petition was read before the House of Commons in Parliament. This is more than 5x the number of signatures collected by an anti-nuclear petition that was circulating at the time.