New poll shows voters still expect a credible climate plan

A new poll conducted by Leger and Clean Prosperity found that even though cost of living pressures are a top concern for Canadians, voters still expect political parties to deliver credible climate plans. That includes Conservative voters, and voters who are open to voting for the Conservative Party of Canada.

Budget a Major Step Forward for Canadian Climate Action

The 2022 Federal Budget tabled today offers some significant new policies and investments to help achieve the government’s climate targets, as laid out in the new Emissions Reduction Plan. “If the Emissions Reduction Plan was the blueprint,“ said Clean Prosperity Executive Director Michael Bernstein, “then this budget lays down the first few floors of the

Sensible Emissions Reduction Plan Keeps Carbon Pricing Front and Center

The federal government’s new Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP), released today, offers an ambitious, sensible, and detailed pathway to achieving Canada’s 2030 emissions-reduction targets. The plan marks an encouraging and important step on Canada’s road to decarbonization.  The ERP rightly emphasizes the importance of collaboration between the public and private sectors in achieving our climate goals.

New PBO Report Presents Misleading Picture of Carbon Pricing

A new report released today by the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) presents a misleading picture of the impact that carbon pricing will have on Canadian households as the price increases to $170/tonne by 2030. The report accurately shows that a majority of households will be better off financially as a direct result

New Poll Makes Strong Case for Ontario Government Climate Action

The Ontario government should significantly increase its climate ambition in order to keep up with the priorities of Ontario voters. That’s the message of a new Clean Prosperity/Leger poll of 10 significant Ontario provincial electoral districts. Ontarians expect their provincial government to have a credible climate plan. A full 60% of poll respondents said they

Liberal Climate Plan Has Reasonable Chance of Meeting 2030 Target

Independent modelling by Clean Prosperity and Energy Super Modelers and International Analysts (ESMIA) shows that the federal Liberal Party’s climate plan can achieve a 37% to 41% drop in Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, relative to 2005 levels, by 2030. Clean Prosperity and ESMIA’s findings are featured in a new report, released today. “Our modelling shows

Liberal Climate Announcement is a Strong Boost to its Climate Plans

"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.

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