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(February 11, 2014) Riddle me this! What do the Cement Association of Canada, United Steelworkers, Xerox and Middlefields Resource Funds (investors in oil and gas exploration and development) and Environmental Defence have in common?
(June 29, 2011) The following is a response to Peter Foster’s article published in the Financial Post on June 29, 2011. To read The Demons in Krugmanomics, click here.
(April 13, 2011) Aldyen Donnelly takes issue with the federal parties that are advocating for cap and trade, while ignoring the likely blow-back from the provinces. Continue reading
(March 22, 2011) Aldyen Donnelly explains how a US cap and trade system would unfairly punish Canadian exporters, including the electricity industry, and fail to reward GHG reductions by Canadian exporters. Continue reading
(February 18, 2011) British Columbia is now more reliant on carbon tax revenues than any other jurisdiction on earth. Aldyen Donnelly discusses the challenges this poses for the provincial government. Continue reading
(February 15, 2011) Aldyen Donnelly argues that large industry in Canada has been supportive of carbon taxes over other forms of emissions regulations, since they could reasonably expect to receive the same exemptions that their European counterparts enjoy. Continue reading
(February 9, 2011) Blogger Aldyen Donnelly writes that cap and trade schemes can be a source of protectionism. Continue reading
(Feb.3, 2010) Governments should look to product standards, rather than economically harmful carbon taxes or cap and trade to curb C02 emissions.
(Nov. 30, 2010) Aldyen Donnelly looks at the major drawbacks to implementing consumption taxes, rather than income taxes. Continue reading