— Jul 18, 2024
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Economic Impact and GHG Effects of Fed Govt's ERP thru 2030

The Economic Impact and GHG Effects of the Federal Government’s Emissions Reduction Plan through 2030 is a new study that finds Ottawa’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions will impose significant costs on Canadians, while also failing to meet the government’s own emission-reduction target.

— Jun 21, 2024
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An Evaluation of Canada's Progress Towards Meeting 2026 and 2030 GHG Emission Reduction Targets

An Evaluation of Canada’s Progress Towards Meeting the 2026 and 2030 GHG Emission Reduction Targets, by Senior Fellow Ross McKitrick, is part of the Institute’s series on federal policy reforms. It finds that the federal government is unlikely to meet its 2026 or 2030 GHG emission reduction targets because of rising living standards for Canadians and the recent surge in population growth through increased immigration.

— May 28, 2024
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Halfway Between Kyoto and 2050: Zero Carbon Is a Highly Unlikely Outcome finds that the federal government’s plan to achieve “net-zero” carbon emissions by 2050 is impractical and unrealistic.

— Apr 18, 2024
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Extreme Weather and Climate Change

Extreme Weather and Climate Change finds that contrary to claims by many climate activists and politicians, extreme weather events—including forest fires, droughts, floods and hurricanes—are not increasing in frequency or intensity.

— Nov 23, 2023
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Can Metal Mining Match the Speed of the Planned Electric Vehicle Transition? finds that, to meet international government mandates for electric vehicles (EV), 388 new mines must be built to produce the metals required for EV production.

— Oct 31, 2023
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A Review of Electric Vehicle Consumer Subsidies in Canada finds that government subsidies for electric vehicle purchases are an extremely costly way to try to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Canada.

— Sep 12, 2023
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Wrong Move at the Wrong Time: Economic Impacts of the New Federal Building Energy Efficiency Mandates is a new study that finds the cost of a newly constructed home in Canada will increase by $55,000, on average, by 2030 as a result of the federal government’s proposed energy efficiency regulations for buildings. Crucially, the stricter building regulations will only reduce Canada’s total emissions by 0.9 per cent.

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