Environment Commissioner's report on carbon pricing system identifies important areas for improvement in Canada’s cornerstone climate policy.
Conservative Party of Canada leadership candidate Jean Charest today released a climate plan with a wide-ranging set of policy ideas. It’s a serious plan to reduce Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions that rightly acknowledges the cost-of-living pressures faced by Canadians.
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
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.
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
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
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
Erin O’Toole and the Conservative Party of Canada didn’t lose votes as a result of including carbon pricing in the party’s 2021 election climate plan. That’s according to the results of a national exit poll released today by Leger and Clean Prosperity.
“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.
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,