Carbon pricing can close half the gap to the 2050 target.
“The Green Party of Canada’s newly-released climate platform contains some important ideas that can help advance the climate policy conversation, though there are other planks that are either unfeasible or potentially harmful to the economy,” Clean Prosperity Executive Director Michael Bernstein said today.
"The new climate policies proposed today by the Liberal Party of Canada offer a strong boost to the party’s earlier commitments. The plan matches the ambition of Canada’s 2030 target, a 40-45% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions relative to 2005 levels,” said Clean Prosperity Executive Director Michael Bernstein.
"The climate platform released today by the federal New Democratic Party proposes a range of ambitious climate policies that is on par with the scale of the challenge in front of us," said Clean Prosperity Executive Director Michael Bernstein.
How does carbon pricing actually work to lower emissions? With our explainer video, you’ll be an expert on this keystone piece of Canadian climate policy in less than three minutes.
With the European Commission set to announce a new EU border carbon adjustment (BCA) regime tomorrow, now is the time for Canada to figure out how to reconcile its climate ambition with the need to protect the competitiveness of domestic industry and prevent carbon leakage. That’s one of the urgent messages in a new report,
“The new climate target announced at today’s Earth Day Summit by Prime Minister Trudeau is a positive step forward in the battle against climate change,” said Clean Prosperity Executive Director Michael Bernstein.
“Today’s federal budget is good news for climate action,” Clean Prosperity Executive Director Michael Bernstein said today.
“The climate plan proposed by Erin O’Toole today is a significant step in the right direction for the Conservative Party of Canada and for climate action,” said Clean Prosperity Executive Director Michael Bernstein. “All major political parties in Canada now agree that carbon pricing should be at the heart of any climate plan.” “While reducing
”A new Environment and Climate Change Canada report on Canada’s 2019 greenhouse gas emissions presents a mixed picture, as emissions rose slightly while emissions intensity continued to decline,” Clean Prosperity Executive Director Michael Bernstein said today. “This ECCC report can’t tell us much about the impact of the federal government’s carbon tax. The consumer-facing component
Clean Prosperity welcomes the decision released today by the Supreme Court of Canada affirming the constitutionality of the federal carbon tax and rebate. “Today’s Supreme Court decision is a huge step in the right direction for climate action,” said Clean Prosperity Executive Director Michael Bernstein. “Canada has the most ambitious economy-wide carbon pricing system in
As Ontario Premier Doug Ford awaits the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling on the constitutionality of the federal carbon tax, he and his Progressive Conservative party may want to consider the results of a new poll released this week by Clean Prosperity. The poll uncovered some surprising findings about how Ontarians feel about carbon pricing. Update
The Fraser Institute’s Matthew Lau acknowledges in his February 9 Toronto Sun column (“Canadians should reject Trudeau-style carbon taxes”) that there is a strong case to be made for taxing carbon emissions. We couldn’t agree more. From economists to oil company executives, there’s broad agreement that carbon pricing is the most cost-effective way to reduce