There's a real-world natural experiment to help judge the impact that Scheer's plan to eliminate carbon pricing, and replace it with broad subsidies to business, would have on Canadian emissions.
There's room for discussion about the most effective ways to address the climate crisis, but ultimately we have to deploy every solution available and keep developing new ones.
It's refreshing to see a major economics prize recognizing work on climate change and policies that will enable the transition to an economy powered by zero-carbon energy sources.
The climate justice movement needs to fight for real solutions, not market-based schemes or modest taxes implemented by a federal government committed to spending billions on a pipeline.
Premier Ford has spent nearly two months undermining the environment, welfare and refugees, breaking more than a few promises along the way. His admirers say that means he is decisive.
With carbon pricing, Canada can compete in the emerging clean economy, encouraging job creation, renewable energy development, conservation and efficiency while shifting away from fossil fuels.
When federal NDP leadership candidates debate in Saskatoon on Tuesday, they need to explain how they would help make carbon pricing work for Saskatchewan.
The federal government should reject Premier Christy Clark's posturing on carbon pricing and stick to the pan-Canadian carbon price committed to in October.
B.C.'s August climate plan fell flat -- far too little and too late for the province to do its fair share in the Canadian effort to slow climate change.
David J. Climenhaga
Premier Rachel Notley sees the fight for a pipeline as an existential necessity for her government, and for Alberta's economy and place in Canada. Prime Minister Trudeau needs to be listening.