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A carbon tax alone won’t achieve Canada’s greenhouse-gas emissions goals

November 8, 2018 by Abhay Sharma

(Source: The Globe And Mail) The federal government has just introduced a carbon tax to apply in the four provinces that have not implemented a price on carbon themselves. It is appropriate to “tax” pollution because we know that greenhouse-gas emissions are affecting the environment in ways that are difficult to measure. Therefore, taxing polluters is justified on a societal and economic basis. The carbon tax will be imposed on end users of products that emit greenhouse gases (GHGs), including businesses that use oil and other fossil fuels as inputs, and households that use energy for heating or cooling their homes and running their vehicles. Read full article…

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