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Renewable Portfolio Standards in the world of carbon pricing

With or without you: Renewable Portfolio Standards in the world of carbon pricing

Climate and Energy

In the fourth instalment of our blog series on the role of complementary climate policies, I ask: Can a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) work as a substitute for carbon pricing? What about as a complement to carbon pricing? I draw on examples from Nova Scotia and PEI to explore both options. What is an RPS […]

Choosing Wisely: Nova Scotia

Climate and Energy

Has a swell of support for carbon pricing been building in Nova Scotia? In 2014, the Roundtable on Environment and Sustainable Prosperity recommended the consideration of implementing a provincial or regional revenue-neutral carbon tax. Similar recommendations were echoed by the NS Tax and Regulatory Review. The idea of an Atlantic carbon pricing system across multiple […]

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