Mitchell Beer

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Beyond China's 'Ginormogantic' Carbon Tax

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2013 | 1:42 PM

It was nice to see that nobody went over the top late last month when the Xinhua News Agency reported that China would introduce a carbon tax.

"This is huge. In the climate policy arena, it's downright ginormogantic," wrote Brian Merchant on the Motherboard blog. "We'll have to...

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Can Canada Reduce Greenhouse Gas by 80%?

(4) Comments | Posted February 7, 2013 | 10:42 AM

A new survey of some of the world's leading low-carbon energy research shows that Canada can realistically set course for an 80 per cent reduction in its energy-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050.

The study, released in late January by the Trottier Energy Futures Project (TEFP), shows...

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