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,
If the effects of climate change on our planet don't concern you, the impacts on our economy should.
“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
Where Ford once found himself boxed into an anti-carbon-tax corner, he's now been liberated by the Supreme Court. Now he has an opportunity to develop a climate policy that is popular with the public.
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
New Western Canada poll results released show once again that Erin O'Toole and the Conservative Party of Canada should reconsider their opposition to carbon pricing.
The first time I heard the phrase "carbon tax," I admit that I was confused. I had a sense this was a policy to help protect the environment, but I couldn’t have told you anything beyond that.