Automaker says the job cuts will save $4 billion annually.
CO2 from fossil fuels and industry is projected to grow by just 0.2% this year.
Most owners of affected cars that exceed US emissions standards are expected to sell their cars back to VW.
Money will be used to develop emissions reduction technologies, and is to be funded by a carbon levy heavy CO2 emitters have paid into since 2007.
Ontario Liberals predict cap-and-trade will add about $5 a month to heating bills, four cents per litre to gas prices.
Where do Brad Wall’s comments on the federal carbon tax plan fall on the Canadian Press’ “baloney metre?”
Takes effect 30 days after 55 countries, accounting for at least 55% of global emissions, adopt it.
Canadian commission finds ethanol and biodiesel policies cost about $640 million a year.
Not keen on federal requirements to adopt carbon tax or cap-and-trade.
Five-member panel is to hold public meetings in four Alberta cities in October.
Most daunting challenges facing government are related to energy development, carbon pricing and climate change.
James Robert Liang of Newberry Park, Californi entered the plea in Detroit to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government.
Only 35% of the available carbon pollution credits were sold in California and Quebec’s latest joint auction.
Province sticks to original timeline to reduce GHG emissions by 80% of 2007 levels by 2050.
Investigative panel said data falsifying went on for 25 years.