Posts tagged with ‘subsidies’

Posts tagged with ‘subsidies’

  • LASER TALKS: Fossil Fuel Subsidies

    February 6, 2018

    There is an urgent need to reconsider the fossil fuel industry’s economic value chain in light of climate change. Negative taxes are artificially incentivizing companies to sink costs into infrastructure with dubious prospects. The costs of orphaned wells, tailing ponds, climate disruptions, and other externalities will be borne by…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Government Must Be More Forthcoming Concerning Fossil Fuel Subsidies

    May 16, 2017

    Auditor General (AG) frustrated by insufficient data to audit Canada’s 2009 commitment to phase out “Inefficient” fossil fuel subsidies. The AG said, “We asked Finance Canada to provide us with its analyses of the social, economic and environmental aspects of these subsidies. The department did not give us that…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Canada Budget 2017 Installment #1: The Trend To Clean Energy Is Irreversible

    March 24, 2017

    CO2 is rising faster now than in other time in human history. Going forward, Canada and the world needs a carbon price of at least $150 tonne by 2030, elimination of fossil fuel subsidies, and border tax adjustments to level the playing field with countries that don’t have…

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    Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada
  • 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