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Thinking Canada | To Price or Not to Price

Thinking Canada Volume 3 Issue 1 Cover
Thinking Canada Volume 3 Issue 1 Cover

In 2018, Canada defied expectations and adopted a national carbon pricing system that would steadily increase carbon costs through 2030, a milestone year in Ottawa's path towards net zero emissions. Five years on, Canadian carbon pricing is facing resistance at the provincial level and criticism from opposition leaders in government. 

In the first instalment of Thinking Canada's third volume, Brendan Boyd and Barry Rabe examine the course of Canadian carbon pricing, discuss what lies ahead for the innovative system, and opine on lessons that Canada's allies and energy partners can take from the Canadian experience.

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The mission of the Wilson Center's Canada Institute is to raise the level of knowledge of Canada in the United States, particularly within the Washington, DC policy community.  Research projects, initiatives, podcasts, and publications cover contemporary Canada, US-Canadian relations, North American political economy, and Canada's global role as it intersects with US national interests.  Read more