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 […]

Mike Harcourt “Sustainability Fanatic” says Cities are Where the Rubber hits the Road

Climate and Energy Livable Cities Pollution Water

When it comes to facing the twin pressures of economic health and environmental sustainability, our cities are where the rubber hits the road. Few people know this better than Mike Harcourt, self-described “sustainability fanatic” and the former Mayor of Vancouver and Premier of British Columbia. As Mike notes, the majority of Canadians live in cities […]

ecofiscal video - Chris Ragan - Ecofiscal Commission - ecofiscal policies

Economic and Environmental Prosperity? Yes. We Can Have Both.

Climate and Energy Pollution

The existing national discussion surrounding Canada’s economy and environment assumes a fork in the road ahead. One path leads to good jobs and profitable businesses; the other to a clean environment and sustainable natural resources. No one really wants to choose between those futures, for themselves or their children. Like a growing number of economists, I […]

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