carbon taxes

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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.


1:49PM
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Concerns remain as federal carbon tax takes effect

The federal government’s carbon tax comes into effect today, but what will it accomplish?


9:53AM
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Ford right to highlight economic damage of carbon taxes
The PBO estimates the $50 per tonne federal carbon tax will reduce GDP by 0.45 per cent.

10:27AM
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Beware—stealthy carbon tax edges closer to reality

Ottawa boasts about carbon tax “efficiency” while ignoring fundamental principles of carbon taxation.


11:41AM
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Policymakers should heed lessons from Canada's carbon tax experiment

Canada’s federal carbon tax won’t replace any existing regulations.


10:14AM
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Governments could facilitate the use of natural gas to replace diesel fuel and gasoline.


9:46AM
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Carbon taxes take a beating—north and south

Washington State voters rejected a proposed US$15 per tonne carbon tax.