carbon taxes

12:32PM
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Despite court victories, carbon pricing hardly out of the woods

The federal carbon tax imposes a levy on sales of most combustible fuels.


10:19AM
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Uncompetitive polices continue to hammer Canada’s energy sector

Ottawa’s federal carbon tax came into effect earlier this year at $20 per tonne.


1:09PM
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Our eighth-best carbon policies

Ottawa has layered its carbon tax on top of many existing supports for other forms of energy.


9:14AM
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Canada’s flawed carbon pricing

No government in Canada has adopted or long-maintained a genuinely revenue neutral carbon tax.


11:26PM
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Eco-group presents a few strawmen and two red herrings

Gasoline would need to rise to $2.30 per litre.


2:57PM
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Carbon pricing in Canada—myth and reality

The Trudeau government plans to apply a range of new regulations.


11:01AM
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Electricity consumers (you and me) pay for misguided policies that distort energy markets

Coal-fired generators have raised their prices by 1.9 cents per kilowatt hour.


2:28PM
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One good thing about the carbon tax

We don’t have a lot in economics, but we do have prices and the price system.


10:39AM
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Federal carbon tax falls well short of textbook design

The federal carbon tax will reach $50 per tonne in 2022.