Michael Bernstein, executive director of Clean Prosperity, made the following statement regarding the increase of the carbon tax and rebate to $30/ton.
Can Conservatives win the next election without a real climate plan? Not likely, according to the results of a new Clean Prosperity/Leger poll.
Voters who turned away from the federal Conservatives on Monday were overwhelmingly concerned about climate change, according to new poll conducted by the University of Toronto’s Policy, Elections and Representation Lab on behalf of Clean Prosperity. In a survey of voters who did not vote for Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives, 20% said that they would consider
In a new ad, the Conservative Party of Canada claims that the carbon tax and rebate will cost Canadians 22.5 cents more per litre at the gas pump. There’s just one problem: those figures have no basis in reality. Indeed, even according to the anti-carbon tax stickers that Premier Doug Ford’s government forced gasoline retailers to
Statement by Michael Bernstein, Executive Director of Clean Prosperity, on the 2050 Target announced by the Liberal Party
“The Liberal Party of Canada’s announcement that they intend to reach a net-zero emissions economy by 2050 is a big deal. For the first time in Canada, we now have have a climate target from one of the two leading parties that, if met, would ensure we’re doing our part to avoid the worst impacts
By the end of August, Ontario gas stations will have to put up a government-mandated sticker about the carbon tax. And while there’s some question as to whether they’ll face the $10,000 per day penalty that the government has threatened, there’s no doubt that they only tell one side of the carbon tax story. That’s
View Report Summary THE SCHEER PLAN REPORT: Q&A On July 10, Clean Prosperity and EnviroEconomics released a report that assessed Andrew Scheer’s Climate Plan and the impact it would have on households and the environment. Here are a few questions we thought you might have about that report, along with our answers to them. Why did you do this
The Conservative Climate Plan would cost households $295 by 2022, increase gap to Paris targets by 30 Mt
Impact on Emissions According to a report we’ve released with Enviroeconomics, the Conservative Climate Plan (hereafter “The Plan”) would increase emissions by 15 MT relative to the latest “business as usual” scenario released by Environment Canada. That’s because The Plan would cancel several active emissions-reductions programs, replacing them with alternative programs that will reduce fewer
ON court decision on carbon tax means Ontarians will continue to pay federal carbon tax, are still eligible to receive rebates
Ontario’s Court of Appeal decision that the federal carbon tax was in fact constitutional means Ontarians will continue to pay Canada’s backstop carbon price, which came into effect April 1st, 2019. Residents of the province will remain able to claim the Climate Action Incentive rebate, which was claimed by 97% of eligible Canadians this year.
Ontario court decision on carbon tax means families and businesses will pay less for emissions reductions and get more back in return
Michael Bernstein, the executive director of Clean Prosperity, made these comments in response to today’s decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal: “The court decision may not have gone his way, but it should be welcomed by Premier Doug Ford because it gives him the chance to change course on his misguided efforts to fight
Andrew Scheer’s environmental plan, announced today, removes the most essential tool we have in the fight against climate change – a carbon tax and rebate. Without a carbon tax, Scheer’s plan has to rely on more costly regulations that will require significant government intervention in the economy. A carbon tax and rebate is widely considered
Andrew Scheer’s Climate Plan Will Strip Households in Five Provinces of Thousands of Dollars in Rebates, Ignores the Best Tool We Have to Address Climate Change
Andrew Scheer’s environmental plan, to be announced today, removes the most essential tool we have in the fight against climate change – a carbon tax and rebate. Without a carbon tax, Scheer’s plan has to rely on more costly regulations that will require significant government intervention in the economy, while increasing costs for families. A