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Doug Ford Announces an End to Ontario's Cap-and-Trade Emissions Trading Scheme

In a controversial but unsurprising move, Ontario Premier-designate Doug Ford today announced that his cabinet’s first act following the swearing-in of his government will be to cancel Ontario’s current cap-and-trade scheme, and challenge the federal government’s authority to impose a carbon tax on the people of Ontario. 372 more words


Fixing the starting price of allowances in an ETS

Fixed price allowances can be a useful way of establishing emissions trading gradually.

I have previously looked at the relative advantages of carbon taxes and emissions trading systems (ETSs), including in the… 638 more words

Climate Change Policy

Farmers look at options for curbing greenhouse gases

Insight looks at how farmers are confronting climate change


As the interim climate commission begins its work, one of its most controversial tasks is to determine how agricultural greenhouse gas emissions could be included in the Emissions Trading Scheme.

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OECD: Canada needs to speed up efforts to green its energy and transport sectors

The OECD released its third Environmental Performance Review of Canada yesterday,  According to that report, a reaffirmed commitment to fighting climate change has set Canada on a greener course, but the country needs to quickly implement planned measures to reduce the carbon intensity of its energy industry, particularly in oil sands, and green its transport sector in order to progress towards its 2030 emissions goals. 783 more words


20 Dec 2017 (AFR) - China launches world's largest carbon trading scheme

(20 December 2017, AFR, p10, by Angus Grigg)

‘China has launched its long-awaited national emissions trading scheme, taking the first tentative steps towards putting a price on carbon and continuing efforts to clean up its heavily polluted skies. 55 more words

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Climate Change: Paul Manning speaks to Law Times about carbon pricing

Law Times spoke with Paul Manning recently about the impact of carbon pricing across Canada. His comments are reproduced in its article “Uneven Carbon Pricing Means Guidance Needed”, which can be accessed  99 more words


Climate Action -Time for implementation

I had the pleasure today of attending a lecture given by Angel Gurría, the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the Munk School of Global Affairs in theUniversity of Toronto,. 314 more words