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  • LASER TALK: Canada Must End Fossil Fuel Subsidies

    September 26, 2016

    Ending fossil fuel subsidies was a clear and specific promise in the Liberal Government’s 2015 election platform , yet they declined to do anything about them in their first budget. According to a 2016 report from the International Institute for Sustainable Development, Canada gives out about $3.3 billion…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: Momentum is building for a national price on carbon pollution

    August 12, 2016

    We can make 2017 a year when we not only celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and its 100 years since Vimy Ridge commemorative events, but also finally start shifting some of PM Borden’s regressive and “temporary income tax of 1917” towards pollution taxes. After all, we should be taxing the…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: The FASTER Principles

    May 11, 2016

    Canada, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories are founding partners of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition. Partners all agree the world needs to be price carbon fairly, effectively and efficiently, as soon as possible. The FASTER principles developed by the World Bank and OECD…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: A Clear Market Signal Needed to Create Clean Tech Jobs

    May 3, 2016

    Numerous studies have shown that a shift to an economy based on renewable energy will result in a significant net gain in employment. An increasing number of clean energy jobs are created each year as investment in this sector have ramped up quickly in the last decade – at…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • LASER TALK: BC Carbon Tax vs Carbon Fee and Dividend

    April 9, 2016

    Much ado about the BC Carbon Tax has been made by CCLers over the years. BC’s Carbon Tax and Carbon Fee and Dividend are similar in that they are both revenue neutral carbon taxes. Read about four key differences that should be noted.

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada