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"Hybrid" carbon pricing

2009

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Two differennt types of carbon pricing are emerging in Canada: carbon taxes and cap-and-trade systems. In a few jurisdictions, those systems are poised to interact. The consequences of such a "hybrid" approach have not been closely considered. This report seeks to anticipate some of those issues and to consider how problems might be avoided.

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environment energy climate change politics air pollution renewable energy economy subsidies subsidy global warming greenhouse gases taxation natural resources emissions trading transport tax carbon tax nature carbon pricing carbon price eu ets carbon offset cap-and-trade energy and resource offsets offset carbon taxes european union emission trading scheme carbon prices

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