Radical technological change has been achieved not by price signals, but by the state intervening and coordinating it directly.
Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick and BC have also filed notices of intervention in the province’s appeal.
Business comes up short on the rebates and the policy will likely come up short on emissions reduction.
Court of Appeal told provinces told they can’t head off potentially catastrophic global warming on their own.
Ontario’s challenge to the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act is about which level of government has the power to deal with the climate change problem.
Industry organization says it’s more concerned with policy implementation and outcomes than specific initiatives.
Energy giant has been reviewing relationships with industry associations looking for misalignment.
Budget doesn’t adequately address issues such as US steel and aluminium tariffs and provincial transfer payments.
Ottawa is simply layering a carbon tax on top of a pre-existing and very inefficient mix of regulations.
Greenpeace says the government flouted the province’s Environmental Bill of Rights by failing to hold public consultations.
Any plan has to be done looking at the environment and the economy together: McKenna.
PEI has added itself to the list of carbon tax opponents, following Ontario, and the list is growing.
…But Liberals dodged the questions amid differing numbers with the parliamentary budget office on the impact to GDP.
We’ll pay a high price for government efforts to do a poor job of reducing emissions.
Says his top priority if elected will be repealing Alberta NDP’s carbon tax on gasoline and heating fuels.