While the planned reduction in emissions may sound impressive, the effect on temperatures will likely be rather small and the costs in dollars quite high.
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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.
Before making largely shambolic gestures using other people’s money, you should consider all the available alternatives.
If the carbon tax was in fact revenue neutral, Premier Notley's plan would include a clear list of what taxes are going to be cut.
From Plato to Tolkien to Acton, we’ve been told that power corrupts, and that its appeal is especially strong to those already prone to corruption.
Since 1990, Ontario has accumulated nearly $265 billion in net public debt. Put another way, nearly 90 per cent of Ontario’s net public debt has been accumulated over the last 25 years.
The Ontario government's strategy to eliminate the projected $8.5 billion deficit has largely hinged on hoping revenues will grow robustly and eventually catch up to spending increases. This is a risky strategy.
Due to the U.S. International Trade Commission's recent decision to impose countervailing duties on Canadian exports of supercalendered paper, Canadian paper companies will endure import duties ranging from 17.9 per cent to 20.2 per cent.
The risks that hydraulic fracturing poses to air appear to be modest and manageable with current technologies.
Some activists claim the existence of an “inequality crisis” and propose an array of populist policy responses. On these issues, Mr. Morneau would be well-served by considering recent think-tank research.