The new tax scheme will cost a family of four about $338 extra in 2017.
greenhouse gas emissions
Canada’s greenhouse gas levels have been declining since 2005.
Concentrations of two of the air pollutants of greatest concern have generally decreased across Canada since 2000.
New climate tests are unnecessary since the effects of pipelines and LNG terminals on climate change are negligible at worst and positive at best.
Economists recognize that a cap-and-trade system is equivalent to a tax on carbon emissions.
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.
Researchers have found that the cost of improving household efficiency is more than twice the value of the energy savings.
UBC's board of governors has voted against selling off its $85 million stake in fossil-fuel businesses.