Ontario’s ‘carbon tax’ offers no benefit

Throwing a carbon tax on top of the current pile of regulations does nothing to fix the inherent inefficiency of current regulations

Ontario’s ‘carbon tax’ offers no benefitDownload Ontario's 'carbon tax' offers no benefit. By Kenneth Green and Ross McKitrick The Fraser Institute CALGARY, AB and GUELPH, ON, Feb 24, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The Ontario government’s Climate Change Discussion Paper, released on Feb. 12, is essentially a laundry list of public policies that have been sought by environmentalists and allies for…

Pressure building to reduce carbon emissions

The longer we wait, the more difficult future reduction measures will be

Pressure building to reduce carbon emissionsPurchase this PREMIUM content for your publication or website. QUATHIASKI COVE, BC, Jan 23, 2015/ Troy Media/ - The pressure is building to reduce global carbon emissions. At each meeting of the United Nations' Conference of the Parties (COP), the urgency becomes more palpable. The Lima meeting of COP 20 in December, 2014, failed to…

Oil prices drop as global warming rises

No better time than now to introduce a carbon tax

Oil prices drop as global warming risesTHIS CONTENT IS FREE to use in your publication or on your website. Download now. VANCOUVER, BC, Jan 22, 2015/ Troy Media/ - With oil prices plunging from more than $100 a barrel last summer to below $50 now, the consequences of a petro-fuelled economy are hitting home – especially in Alberta, where experts forecast…

A regional carbon tax for Metro Vancouver is a bad idea

It is a de facto cash grab that will impose serious costs on the region's economy

A regional carbon tax for Metro Vancouver is a bad ideaBy Ian Herzog and Charles Lammam The Fraser Institute VANCOUVER, BC, Jun 23, 2014/ Troy Media/ - A group of Metro Vancouver mayors recently unveiled the details of an ambitious public transit expansion plan with a price tag of $7.5 billion for new capital and an extra $800 million for annual operations. For near term…
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