Fossil Fuel Subsidies

Canada's $3.3-Billion Subsidy To Oil An 'Anti-Carbon Tax': Groups

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2016 | Canada Business

Putting in a carbon tax while giving oil companies tax breaks doesn't make sense, climate groups say.

Liberals Get Cold Feet On Cutting Fossil-Fuel Subsidies

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2017 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — Now is not the time to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr said Wednesday, despite what a Liberal cabinet ...

G20 Countries Spend $450 Billion A Year On Fossil Fuel Subsidies

CBC | Posted 11.12.2016 | Canada Business

G20 countries are spending $452 billion US a year subsidizing their fossil fuel industries and are undermining the world's effort to combat climate ...

Canada Must Work Globally To Combat Climate Change

Development Unplugged | Posted 11.05.2016 | Canada Impact
Development Unplugged

Canada, and the new Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, can and should engage more constructively on climate change with the global community, starting at the upcoming UN climate summit in Paris in December.

Some Points of View You Won't Hear Coming Out of Davos

Jim Harris | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Business
Jim Harris

Today is the first day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos (Jan 22-25). Many surveys and analysis will be presented at the Forum and side events outlining the problems and solutions the world and nations face. Here are some points of view that you will NOT likely hear coming out of WEF.

U.S. Won’t Need Canadian Oil In Coming Decades: IEA

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada Business

The United States will be a net exporter of natural gas by 2020, and will be almost entirely energy independent by 2035, according to a new report fro...

The Trillion Dollar Question at Rio+20

Cameron Fenton | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada Politics
Cameron Fenton

The world has a trillion dollars to spare and with that money there isn't much we couldn't do to build a more just and sustainable future. Unfortunately, right now governments around the globe are giving this trillion dollars to some of the wealthiest corporations on the planet. We need an energy revolution, we need climate action, and we need to put people ahead of polluters. This trillion dollars is how we pay for it.