Drawing on the Ecofiscal Commission’s April 2015 report, The Way Forward, this brief outlines four fundamental principles of good cap-and-trade design. It offers a practical roadmap and specific recommendations to Ontario as the province moves toward developing its policy.
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The question is not “if” we need to accelerate greenhouse gas emissions reduction, but rather “how” do we do it in the most practical and cost-effective way. This report outlines a clear way forward—through provincial carbon pricing.
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This report makes the economic case for a new suite of Canadian policies—ecofiscal policies—that align our economic ambitions with environmental imperatives. It demonstrates the opportunity for Canada to modernize its fiscal system in a way that drives innovation, investment, growth and better protection for our natural wealth.