Carbon pricing

18/09/17
Author: 
Shannon Daub & Zoë Yunker

Newly uncovered documents obtained through Freedom of Information requests reveal the cozy relationship between the fossil fuel industry and the last B.C. government went even further than suspected — all the way to inviting industry to directly craft the province’s climate “leadership” plan.

28/06/17
Author: 
François-Xavier Chevallerau

The scientific debate about the feasibility of a full transition to renewable energy is suddenly becoming heated. Yet it may somehow be missing the point.

15/05/17
Author: 
Shawn McCarthy

May 15, 2017 - The federal government will unveil a carbon-tax plan this week that would provide breaks for major industrial emitters, while ensuring most Canadians families get rebates to offset higher energy bills.

09/05/17
Author: 
GIUSEPPE VALIANTE

May 3, 2017 - California’s Senate proposed a new and more ambitious carbon credit cap-and-trade system this week, challenging Ontario and Quebec to do the same or get left behind.

02/05/17
Author: 
BC Liberals blog

[Webpage editor's note: Not very often we feature a Liberal press release! But Clark is right, the feds should ban the coal shipments, and she is right that if they don't they should be made unprofitable. OK, I know it not a serious stance, she links it to a trade fight with the US over lumber, and she is trying to exploit the BC vs. Ottawa line. But NDP and Greens, can you all agree on this?]

02/05/17
Author: 
Gar Alperovitz, Joe Guinan and Thomas M. Hanna

Government can save the climate from burning the same way it saved the economy from depression: Buy out the companies behind the crisis.

20/04/17
Author: 
Marc Lee

April 3, 2017 - In its August 2016 climate plan update—and subsequent advertising campaign—the BC government put forests front and centre. While this may sound positive, it is really a sleight of hand by a province seeking to shirk its responsibility to reduce fossil fuel emissions.

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