Nov. 19, 2018

Carbon Pricing in Canada!

Carbon Pricing in Canada!

This episode will focus on the carbon pricing system being proposed in Canada.Sources used:Nicholas Rivers, “The Case for a Carbon Tax in Canada,” Canada 2020, November 2014.Justin Worland, “How the Recession Accidentally Helped the Planet,” Time, July 22, 2015: http://time.com/3966553/recession-emissions-decline/Marc Jaccard et. Al, “Is Win-Win Possible? Can Canada’s Government Achieve its Paris Commitment…and get re-elected? “ Simon Fraser University, September 2016.Government of Canada, Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, 2016. http://publications.gc.ca/collections/collection_2017/eccc/En4-294-2016-eng.pdfGovernment of Canada, “Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Economic Sector,” June 6, 2018: https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/environmental-indicators/greenhouse-gas-emissions.htmlJesse Good, Carbon Pricing Policy in Canada, February 26, 2018, https://lop.parl.ca/Content/LOP/ResearchPublications/2018-07-e.pdfRizwan Khan and Burgundy Dunn, “The Federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act and its Provincial Opposition,” Mondaq, October 2018: http://www.mondaq.com/canada/x/743136/Clean+Air+Pollution/The+Federal+Greenhouse+Gas+Pollution+Pricing+Act+and+its+Provincial+OppositionJohn Paul Tasker, “Trudeau promises rebates as Ottawa moves to levy carbon tax on provinces outside the climate plan,” CBC News, October 23, 2018: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/tasker-carbon-tax-plan-trudeau-1.4874258Government of Saskatchewan, Prairie Resilience: A Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy, December 2017: http://www.saskatchewan.ca/business/environmental-protection-and-sustainability/climate-change-policyGovernment of Manitoba, A Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan, 2017: https://www.gov.mb.ca/asset_library/en/climatechange/climategreenplandiscussionpaper.pdfGovernment of Canada, “Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Province,” Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators: Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Environment and Climate Change Canada, 2017: 12. http://www.ec.gc.ca/indicateurs-indicators/18F3BB9C-43A1-491E-9835-76C8DB9DDFA3/GHGEmissions_EN.pdfRoyal Bank of Canada, “Carbon Levies Poised to Become Big Money for Provinces,” RBC Economics Research, October 2017.Joseph Aldy and Robert Stavins, “The Promise and Problems of Pricing Carbon: Theory and Experience,” Journal of Environment & Development, 2012.Nelson Bennett, “Don’t fixate on carbon pricing: Mark Jaccard,” biv.com, September 21, 2016: https://biv.com/article/2016/09/dont-fixate-carbon-pricing-mark-jaccard.Ross McKitrick, “Canada’s phony debate about carbon taxes,” Fraser Institute, February 23, 2018: https://www.fraserinstitute.org/article/canadas-phony-debate-about-carbon-taxesJonathan Ramseur, “US Carbon Dioxide Emissions Trends and Projections: Role of Clean Power Plan and Other Factors,” Congressional Research Service, May 31, 2017: https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R44451.pdf--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/strongandfree/support