Canada can do better

Climate and Energy Pollution

This piece originally appeared in the January 2015 edition of Policy Options. Canadians enjoy an enviable standard of living, yet we can do even better. Putting ecofiscal policies in place are key to Canada improving its management of natural assets and ensuring sustained prosperity. Measurement is crucial for policy-makers: it helps identify gaps, as well […]

6 Questions for Elizabeth Beale: on energy, innovation and ecofiscal opportunities in Atlantic Canada

Climate and Energy Technology and Innovation

“If you put two economists in a room, you get two opinions, unless one of them is Lord Keynes, in which case you get three.” So said Winston Churchill. So what happens when you put 12 leading economists in a room and ask them to focus on one of the biggest challenges of our time: […]

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Chris Ragan on ‘ecofiscal’ policies for Canada

Climate and Energy

This piece by Chris Chipello originally appeared in The McGill Reporter on December 5, 2014 Economics Prof. Christopher Ragan made headlines across the country last month with the launch of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission, an independent group of 12 policy-savvy economists determined to promote fiscal changes that will benefit both the economy and the environment. The […]