Advancing the climate debate in Canada - Chris Ragan CIGI talk -blog and video about provincial carbon pricing

Advancing the climate debate in Canada

Climate and Energy

The following is a cross-posted blog from by Erin Baxter, Public Affairs Coordinator and Kevin Dias, Communications Specialist. We can have our cake and eat it too, said Chris Ragan, Canadian economist and chair of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission. Speaking at CIGI as part of the Signature Lecture Series, Ragan discussed a radically practical approach […]

provincial carbon pricing - Canada

The inside scoop on our new report

Climate and Energy

The question is not if Canada needs to lower greenhouse gas emissions, but rather when and how. The answer is now—through provincial carbon pricing. You can almost hear it. The loud crack of a middle ground erupting, cutting through the din of Canada’s polarized economy-versus-environment debate on climate change. What’s brought it to the surface? A broadening agreement among Canadians that “doing nothing” […]

Carbon pricing - pricing pollution

Can pricing pollution really be good for the economy?


We asked a bunch of Canada’s top economists “Can pricing pollution really be good for the economy?” Here’s what they had to say. The answer might surprise you! Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Reddit WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Digg Del StumbleUpon Tumblr Email Yahoo Mail Gmail Print Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Digg Del StumbleUpon Tumblr Print Email […]

Annette Verschuren on carbon pricing, jobs and making Canada a progressive energy leader

Climate and Energy

The Ecofiscal Commission recently welcomed Annette Verschuren to its Advisory Board. We sat down for an interview with her. Your latest venture is NRSTor — a company that focuses on renewable-energy storage. Is it fair to say that you believe green energy has a role to play in Canada’s future? Yes. I think clean technology […]

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