New modelling shows Canada could miss out on up to 33 megatonnes of emissions reductions per year by 2030.
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Pillars of Decarbonization, the second report from Clean Prosperity’s Net-Zero Pathways for Canada project, examines common findings across models of five distinct futures for Canada’s energy system, all of which lead to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Clean Prosperity Director of Policy and Strategy Brendan Frank made the following statement about the federal government’s 2023 Progress Report on the 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP), released today: “The progress report on the federal government’s 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan is an important accountability tool to ensure that we’re making progress in decarbonizing the Canadian
Clean Prosperity Western Director Adam Sweet made the following statement about the federal government’s new emissions cap for the Canadian oil and gas sector, announced today: “The federal government’s decision to implement a cap-and-trade system solely for Canada’s oil and gas industry is the wrong policy. This approach creates uncertainty and regulatory complexity that risks
Fall Economic Statement’s carbon contracts for difference are an important boost to Canada’s low-carbon economy
"Today’s announcement is an important step for stimulating Canadian low-carbon economic growth, and for climate action," said Clean Prosperity Executive Director Michael Bernstein.
Increase in rural rebate top-ups improves carbon tax fairness, but exempting heating oil raises questions
Clean Prosperity welcomes one of two changes to Canada's carbon pricing policy announced yesterday by the federal government, and has concerns about the other.
New economic modelling shows how to close incentive gaps with the US.
How to avoid creating incentives for provinces and territories to weaken rather than strengthen output-based pricing system
Done poorly, contracts for difference could exacerbate tensions between federal and provincial / territorial governments around carbon pricing.
How carbon contracts for difference can bring certainty to credit prices — without breaking the bank
The government should conditionally purchase carbon credits in order to address the root imbalance between supply and demand.
Carbon contracts for difference can make carbon pricing work better.
Canadian low-carbon incentives remain well behind the US, despite significant measures in Budget 2023
Gaps remain in incentives for technologies from carbon capture to hydrogen, with electricity a notable exception
A review of Canada’s anticipated emissions trajectory toward net-zero emissions based on modelling current climate policy.