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Price environmental risks like carbon: Ecofiscal Commission

“When it comes to responding to accidents like the train derailment that happened yesterday near Pemberton, there is a tendency within government to respond with tougher and potentially overly prescriptive regulations. But the Ecofiscal Commission is suggesting an alternative with a model that is similar to putting a price on carbon: putting a price on risk.”

Read Nelson Bennett's article


Ecofiscal Commission report a reminder of carbon pricing effectiveness

“Finding common ground from which to solve complex issues such as climate change remains a challenge across the country. The latest Ecofiscal report is a good effort in constructively re-framing the conversation.”

Read Deborah Yedlin's article


‘Carbon pricing works,’ Canadian economists say as national debate heats up

“In a report released on Tuesday, the Ecofiscal Commission argued there is clear evidence that a carbon tax or cap-and-trade system is the most cost-effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change.”

Read Shawn McCarthy’s article

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