The Scheer Plan Report: Your Questions, Our Answers

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.

Scheer’s Plan Falls Short of What’s Needed to Fight Climate Change

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

SK court decision on carbon tax means Saskatchewans will pay federal carbon tax, are eligible to receive rebates

Saskatchewan’s Court of Appeal decision that the federal carbon tax was in fact constitutional means Saskatchewans will pay Canada’s backstop carbon price, and residents will be eligible to receive the Climate Action Incentive rebate. Now that the province is legally obligated to implement Ottawa’s carbon tax and rebate program, the average Saskatchewan family (2.6 people)

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