Fairness Archives - Canada's Ecofiscal Commission

Making carbon pricing fair in rural and urban areas

Climate and Energy

In previous blogs, we’ve explored how carbon pricing is expected to affects households with different income-levels and how different revenue recycling options can address potential fairness issues for low-income households. In this last blog of the series, we address additional fairness issues such as the impact on rural and urban households. There are multiple dimensions […]

household fairness

What share of carbon pricing revenues are needed to do no harm?

Climate and Energy

In our previous blog, we explored how carbon pricing is expected to affect households with different income-levels in different provinces. Here, we discuss how different revenue recycling options affect fairness for low-income households, and what share of provincial carbon pricing revenues would be needed to avoid unfairly burdening them. Revenue recycling options for making carbon […]

Household Fairness of Carbon Pricing

Household Fairness of Carbon Pricing

Climate and Energy

The Ecofiscal Commission recently released a research paper on provincial carbon pricing and household fairness to complement our broader report, Choose Wisely, which looks at how provinces could use carbon revenue. The research team’s next three blogs will lean on both reports to explore different dimensions of household fairness of carbon pricing. To start, this […]

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