Governments use carbon tax revenues to advance their political agendas.
Governments across Canada are betting big (carbon tax) money on clean tech.
According to Environment Canada, to meet our Paris treaty commitments Canada needs a carbon tax of up to $300 per tonne of greenhouse gases.
Governments know people won’t accept the level of carbon taxation necessary to achieve current GHG targets, so they hide most of the cost in regulation.
Canada is pursuing costly new carbon taxes and regulations.
Decentralization can lead to duplication of services and the layering of new taxes upon old ones.
No one really knows the true cost to humanity of an extra tonne of, say, carbon dioxide put into the air.
The introduction of a carbon price must replace, not be in addition to, existing regulations.