We Canadians hesitate to pat ourselves on the back, even when we do something well. Like B.C.’s carbon tax shift. Around the world, prominent economic authorities, like the World Bank and OECD, and business and environmental leaders have called it one of the world’s best climate policies: an environmental and economic success.
Nicholas Rivers, Chairholder, Canada Research Chair in Climate and Energy Policy, University of Ottawa tells BNN that the economics support a carbon tax.
If the CEO of Canada’s largest energy company thinks a Canadian carbon tax is a good thing, is it time to seriously consider one?
OTTAWA - Canadian policy-makers can expect to come under intense pressure now that the United States and China have reached a ground-breaking agreement on curbing greenhouse gas emissions.