The government has provided no information about who will pay these enormous costs or where all the new electricity will be produced.
greenhouse gas emissions
The prime minister supports a carbon tax that will max out at $170 per tonne in 2030.
Canada was responsible for only 1.5 per cent of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions in 2018.
The program will likely mainly benefit middle- and upper-income households.
At least $150 million of the $1.5 billion has been earmarked for Indigenous applicants only.
If Canada removed all fossil-fuel cars from the roads, emissions would only drop by 5 per cent.
Per-capita solid waste disposal declined by 10 per cent between 2002 and 2018.
A new study estimates that up to 450,000 oil and gas jobs are at risk.
The carbon tax will increase by $15 per tonne until it reaches $170 per tonne.