If wind and solar power are “cheaper” than conventional generation, then there would be no need for subsidies.
The Ontario government knew eliminating coal would not significantly contribute to emission reductions.
Electricity prices in Toronto rose by 71 per cent between 2008 and 2016.
If we're really smart, we understand we're not that smart.
If a carbon tax is implemented, it will likely be on top of the extensive regulation Canadians already face.
William Watson: Is sustainable energy really sustainable? Not if you count fiscal sustainability, too.
The Green Party opposes the Nova Scotia government’s apparent plan to back the re-opening of the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton.
If fossil fuels receive more than $2 billion in annual subsidy, let’s end it. And while we’re at it, let’s end the $800 million to wind producers and other subsidies to green energy.
Earlier this month the Fraser Institute published a report sharply critical of one of the flagship policies of the Ontario government, namely the Ontario Green Energy Act (GEA). We found that the Act is costing Ontario over $5 billion annually but yields negligible environmental benefits, and that equivalent or greater benefits could have been achieved using conventional pollution control measures at less than one-tenth the cost.