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
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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.
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
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