greenhouse gas emissions

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The new tax scheme will cost a family of four about $338 extra in 2017.


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Plan includes $285 million in subsidies to encourage people to buy electric cars.

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Ontario will wind up with higher taxes, more regulation and more distortive subsidies—a dangerous combination for the provincial economy.

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Concentrations of two of the air pollutants of greatest concern have generally decreased across Canada since 2000.


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New climate tests are unnecessary since the effects of pipelines and LNG terminals on climate change are negligible at worst and positive at best.


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Economists recognize that a cap-and-trade system is equivalent to a tax on carbon emissions.


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The B.C. government has used carbon tax revenues as a slush fund to give money to favoured groups such as the B.C. film industry.


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Researchers have found that the cost of improving household efficiency is more than twice the value of the energy savings.


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UBC's board of governors has voted against selling off its $85 million stake in fossil-fuel businesses.