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A carbon tax vs cap-and-trade : Avantages relatifs d'une taxe sur le carbone et d'un système de plafond des émissions et de droits d'émission négociables

2008

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A carbon tax can be implemented quickly utilizing the existing tax collection 1. Playing a role are the large size of the country, low population density, high energy demand imposed by the climate, a resource-based economy, and the high volume of goods exported. [...] Shifting the focus from income taxes to consumption taxes (like a carbon tax) would It is important to acknowledge that a carbon tax improve the effi ciency of the overall tax can put Canadian-produced carbon-intensive system. [...] A way to resolve from an environmental policy and economic the confl ict between carbon taxes and WTO rules policy perspective: It is based on the ‘user pays may be to reform the rules themselves. [...] It regulates CO2 emissions from the adjustments based on new scientifi c evidence; energy sector, iron and steel production and assess economic impacts; and determine the processing, the mineral industry, and the paper effectiveness of the cap in meeting GHG emissions and board industry. [...] The cap should start at a modest the permits, and recycling the revenue back level and increase over time to lessen transition to taxpayers (individuals and businesses), a costs and allow the most affected industries, cap-and-trade system that increases the cost of workers, communities and regions time to producing goods and services in proportion to adjust.

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environment climate change politics air pollution renewable energy economy coal fossil fuel taxation natural gas climate change mitigation natural resources fossil fuels carbon dioxide chemicals gasoline gas environmental pollution emissions trading oil fuel economic sector carbon tax taxes ghg emissions cap-and-trade carbon taxes carbon pricing in australia

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