Posts tagged with ‘ecofiscal’

Posts tagged with ‘ecofiscal’

  • BLOG: Is carbon pricing always enough? by Judy O’Leary

    September 25, 2017

    The Ecofiscal Commission agrees with CCL that carbon pricing is the most cost effective way to reduce GHGs in almost all cases, and “should do most of the heavy lifting.”  However, even a well designed carbon pricing system may benefit from complementary policies such as regulations, subsidies, education and…

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  • LASER TALKS: Four detailed laser talks on Canada, CCS and Carbon Pricing

    August 10, 2017

    CCSis a general term for a range of different industrial processes that can separate CO2 emissions from smokestacks and store it underground indefinitely as toxic waste. The science is clear, we will need to deploy CCS in order to avoid the 2C limit. When combined with biofuels, CCS can…

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  • LASER TALK: Reframing the concern of the high carbon price

    May 24, 2017

    Dr. Chris Ragan, the chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission says this about carbon pricing vs regulation, “Whenever people say, “We can’t have a carbon price that high!” try asking them, “Why can’t we have income taxes that low?” and then we added to that thought.

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  • EDITORIAL PACKET: Should Canada trump its carbon reduction plans?

    January 18, 2017

    As Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission pointed out in a blog on November 11: “Smart, well-designed carbon pricing that addresses competitiveness concerns still makes economic and environmental sense,” adding “for now, keep calm, and carry on.” With both economic and environmental incentives, backed by strong public support, keeping calm…

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  • LASER TALK: Saskatchewan, CCS and Carbon Pricing

    October 5, 2016

    Dr. Chris Ragan openly stated to Premier Wall, “If you have a stated goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — and Saskatchewan does — the most cost-effective way to do it is carbon pricing. Period.”

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