Media Review: This Conference Board of Canada report highlights the negative impacts of the carbon tax.

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This is a news compilation setting the record straight on the day’s top stories about the oil and gas industry.

 


News Headline: 

Ecofiscal Commission: Hiking carbon tax to $210 cheapest way to hit climate targets

The Facts:

Ecofiscal Commission is an organization that is tied to Government money and is about to be folded into a new group funded by the Liberal Government.  Their work is a fig leaf to attempt to give the appearance of independent academic support to Liberal climate policy.

There are alternative solutions that approach the problem of emissions from a global perspective verse the current local focus.


News Headline:

Arriving ‘too late’ rated biggest risk for growth in Canadian LNG industry

The Facts:

Former International Energy Association executive director criticizes Canada’s regulatory hurdles and radical environmentalists for preventing large LNG expansions.


News Headline: 

Brian Tobin and Aaron Engen: Why Canada needs a national energy strategy

Former Liberal Premier of Newfoundland and federal Liberal cabinet minister calls for energy and environmental policies to be integrated and function together in a balanced and sustainable manner. “Canadians want the government to act on climate change, but also want to enjoy the economic benefits of the oil and gas sector. We can do both. This is not an either-or proposition as many would have us believe.”

The Facts:

We need to start thinking globally about reducing emissions.

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