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Ontario Passes Legislation to End Cap and Trade Carbon Tax

Yesterday, the Ford Government  fulfilled its election pledge to cancel Ontario’s cap and trade scheme with the passing of Bill 4, The Cap and Trade Cancellation Act. That leaves Ontario subject to the federal carbon pricing regime which in turn … Continue reading

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Doug Ford Announces an End to Ontario’s Cap-and-Trade Emissions Trading Scheme

In a controversial but unsurprising move, Ontario Premier-designate Doug Ford today announced that his cabinet’s first act following the swearing-in of his government will be to cancel Ontario’s current cap-and-trade scheme, and challenge the federal government’s authority to impose a … Continue reading

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The Fight Against Climate Change: Ontario enters Québec-California carbon market

Today, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard hosted Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and California Governor Edmund G. Brown in Québec City to sign an agreement linking the carbon markets of Québec, Ontario and California. In stark contrast to current U.S. federal thinking, … Continue reading

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August 9, 2012 – Profits on Carbon Credits Drive Output of a Harmful Greenhouse Gas

Nineteen manufacturers, most of whom are in China and India, have ramped up production of a common air-conditioning coolant, counting on a windfall for destroying a byproduct under a United Nations carbon credits program. The United Nations and the European … Continue reading

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