The Prospects for an Effective Canadian Climate Change Strategy Op-Ed (2 of 2)

Who is Paying for Carbon Reduction? Most recently in October 2016, Trudeau imposed a carbon fee of 10$/tonne by 2018 and to go up to 50$/tonne by 2022 (if the provinces haven’t established a price on their own) in hopes it will result in carbon reduction. Revenues are to be returned to the province in which the federal price is imposed. The cost of this carbon fee is highly contentious as most consumers fear the cost will come from their own pockets. Some unknowns of these fees include: The basis on which provincial carbon price will be determined to be …

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The Prospects for an Effective Canadian Climate Change Strategy Op-Ed (1 of 2)

WSDG’S Chief Strategy Officer Ian Chow took part in an event held by Science for Peace at the University of Toronto titled “The Prospects for an Effective Canadian Climate Change Strategy”. Delivering the keynote address was York University Faculty of Environment’s Professor Mark Winfield. Summarizing the keynote, Chow adds a few key points to the discussion of Canadian climate change strategy. The Economic, Health, and Environmental Implications of Climate Change Recently I have stumbled a few articles from climate change deniers stating that excessive CO2 is good for us. Professor Winfield had even stated that the “Greenhouse effect is a …

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