Ontario’s green energy experience: sobering lessons for sustainable climate change policies

(August 15, 2017) A new report from the C.D. Howe Institute finds Ontario’s green energy policies have yielded moderate environmental gains while drastically increasing energy prices.

After eight years, Ontario’s green energy policies have yielded moderate environmental gains while drastically increasing energy prices, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Ontario’s Green Energy Experience: Sobering Lessons for Sustainable Climate Change Policies” author Michael Trebilcock, prominent law and economics expert, measures the success of the Green Energy and Green Economy Act based on its environmental outcomes, its effects on energy prices, and its impact on employment in the province.

The author of this report, Michael Trebilcock, is a former Energy Probe board director.

Read the full report at the publisher’s website here

Read a summary of the report at the publisher’s website here

 

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