carbon tax

TOWHEY: Canada’s ready for a conservative carbon tax

TOWHEY: Canada’s ready for a conservative carbon tax

Last month, the majority of Canadians voted for political parties that support a carbon tax. Before the next election, the Conservative Party of Canada must come to grips with this fact. Not all
Federal staff find ‘doozy’ of an error in carbon tax fact sheet

Federal staff find ‘doozy’ of an error in carbon tax fact sheet

At least they found it. Access to Information documents reveal federal staff found a misquoted line from a study used in a confidential Department of Finance carbon tax “fact sheet” suspected to be
Tories stick to anti-carbon tax plan

Tories stick to anti-carbon tax plan

The Ontario PCs say they’re glued to their gas pump sticker campaign against the federal carbon tax. Energy Minister Greg Rickford said the mandatory program will continue despite opposition MPPs
EDITORIAL: Dropping the carbon tax will go a long way for unity

EDITORIAL: Dropping the carbon tax will go a long way for unity

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was against a federal carbon tax before he was in support of one. Or at least he was against thinking it was a wise idea to force the controversial “tax on everything”
Bank of England boss says global finance is funding 4C temperature rise

Bank of England boss says global finance is funding 4C temperature rise

Mark Carney says capital markets are financing projects likely to fuel a catastrophic rise in global heatingThe governor of the Bank of England has warned that the global financial system is backing
Rick Steves is putting a $1 million “self-imposed carbon tax” on his travel company

Rick Steves is putting a $1 million “self-imposed carbon tax” on his travel company

His announcement comes at a time of greater public awareness about the true environmental costs of jet travel.
We May Have Been Thinking About a Carbon Price All Wrong

We May Have Been Thinking About a Carbon Price All Wrong

Putting a price on carbon is a key element of climate policy. The idea is simple: Carbon pollution is making the Earth uninhabitable, but companies have no incentive to stop polluting because they’re
SIMS: The B.C. carbon tax shows us why a national one is a bad idea

SIMS: The B.C. carbon tax shows us why a national one is a bad idea

By Kris Sims, Special to Postmedia Network Politicians are trying to sell a national carbon tax to Canadians this election, but we shouldn’t buy it. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pointing to B.C.
Pollak: The Craziest Things Said at the CNN Climate Town Hall

Pollak: The Craziest Things Said at the CNN Climate Town Hall

Call the Federal Elections Commission: CNN made an enormous in-kind contribution to President Donald Trump's re-election campaign on Wednesday evening.
Warren: I Support a Carbon Tax

Warren: I Support a Carbon Tax

During Wednesday’s CNN Climate Town Hall, 2020 presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) expressed support for a carbon tax. Warren responded to a question on whether she would support a
CCLA goes to court to fight carbon tax gas pump stickers

CCLA goes to court to fight carbon tax gas pump stickers

The Doug Ford government’s anti-carbon tax gas pump stickers face a consitutional challenge from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA). The CCLA acknowledges it has been unable to find a gas
Biden: I Would Support a Carbon Tax

Biden: I Would Support a Carbon Tax

During Wednesday’s CNN Climate Town Hall, 2020 presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stated that he would support a carbon tax. Moderator Anderson Cooper asked, “Would you support a
Ford’s gas pump sticker election ‘propaganda:’ Horwath

Ford’s gas pump sticker election ‘propaganda:’ Horwath

The Doug Ford government is stepping on democratic rights by ordering private companies to put up anti-carbon tax stickers, insists NDP Leader Andrea Horwath. “There’s no way that a government should
EDITORIAL: Trudeau must come clean on carbon taxes

EDITORIAL: Trudeau must come clean on carbon taxes

It appears Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna will be perfectly happy if Canadians have no idea of where their carbon tax will be heading if the Liberals win the
Ontario takes carbon tax fight to Canada’s top court

Ontario takes carbon tax fight to Canada’s top court

The Doug Ford government is taking its fight against the federal carbon tax to the Supreme Court of Canada. Environment Minister Jeff Yurek announced the province filed an appeal of last June’s
GUNTER: Of course Liberals will increase the carbon tax if re-elected

GUNTER: Of course Liberals will increase the carbon tax if re-elected

Really!? Seriously!? There are actually Canadian voters who think the Trudeau Liberals can be trusted to keep their promise not to raise the federal carbon tax above $50 a tonne (about 12 cents per
‘Anything That Moves the Ball Forward.’ Some Green New Deal Supporters Back Carbon Tax, Too

‘Anything That Moves the Ball Forward.’ Some Green New Deal Supporters Back Carbon Tax, Too

How should we fight climate change? The most progressive Democrats say the answer is something like the Green New Deal, a massive government program aimed at reorienting American society. A more
‘Anything That Moves the Ball Forward.’ Some Green New Deal Supporters Back Carbon Tax, Too

‘Anything That Moves the Ball Forward.’ Some Green New Deal Supporters Back Carbon Tax, Too

How should we fight climate change? The most progressive Democrats say the answer is something like the Green New Deal, a massive government program aimed at reorienting American society. A more
GOLDSTEIN: Canadians still skeptical about carbon taxes

GOLDSTEIN: Canadians still skeptical about carbon taxes

Canada’s chattering classes are apparently confused by findings in recent polls that while Canadians say they care about fighting human-induced climate change, they’re also unwilling to part with a