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Carbon Taxes and Caps

Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are said to lead to global warming, and the burning of fossil fuels represents a large part of the anthropogenic emissions of CO2. 1,284 more words

Climate

Oregon cap-and-trade backers say election worked in their favor

Gov. Kate Brown’s win and strengthened Democratic majorities in the Oregon Legislature help set the stage for passage of a cap-and-trade bill in 2019, a key backer said. 13 more words

Office Of The Governor

Federal government to give $420M climate fund directly to Ontario institutions, businesses 

MILTON, Ont. — Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says the federal government plans to disburse money from a climate fund directly to Ontario institutions and businesses after the provincial government cancelled its climate program. 165 more words

Canada

Column: Cap and trade would hurt rural Oregon

Rural communities will bear the brunt of the cost if cap and trade becomes law.

Lawmakers in the Oregon State Legislature are meeting this fall to consider adopting a new law called “cap and trade,” which is intended to reduce our state’s greenhouse gas emissions. 56 more words

Oregon Legislature

Updating the political battle of carbon pricing in Canada

On October 23,  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that the federal government will hold its resolve to impose a carbon pricing policy across all Canadian jurisdictions in 2019 – see the press release, “ 610 more words

Government Policy

Ontario government passes legislation to cancel cap-and-trade

TORONTO – The Ontario government passed legislation Wednesday to cancel the province’s cap-and-trade system, putting the final nail in the coffin of a program Premier… 772 more words

Canada

Opposition MLAs, taxpayers federation warn of Nova Scotia's cap-and-trade model

While several provinces prepare to fight the federal government over an imposed carbon tax, Nova Scotia is readying itself for a cap-and-trade model that the province says won’t wreak havoc on residents’ wallets. 492 more words

Canada