The United Nation’s favoured approach would require massive wealth transfers and be wildly unpopular.
Ontario’s aggressive green-energy/green-tech approach led to soaring power prices for Ontarians.
The new tax scheme will cost a family of four about $338 extra in 2017.
Since taking office, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has been very aggressive on the climate file. Attempting to remedy what she portrayed as a history of environmental negligence by her predecessors , the premier swiftly increased and expanded Alberta’s carbon tax, placed a hard cap on carbon dioxide emissions, set stiff targets for reducing methane emissions, declared an accelerated phase-out of coal power generation, and promised to replace much of that power with costlier wind or solar power generation.