COVID-19 pandemic has seen the Morrison government abandon long-held dogma on debt and deficits. But on climate and energy, it's singing from the same old songbook.
The Paris climate change agreement aims to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial temperatures — and the federal carbon pricing plan was meant to help Canada meet its commitments.
Having a carbon price is linked to lower emissions growth. A larger price cuts emissions by more.
Making the solutions cheaper – rather than the problems more expensive – could reduce emissions more fairly.
The policy response to COVID-19 has been dramatic, unlike the response to climate change, for several reasons. But it shows there's hope for real action on climate change.
Canada keeps revising and updating its emissions targets, diverting attention from its failures to make any progress at all.
In all the strategies and tactics of the climate wars, the most disturbing development is that the carbon pricing became roadkill.
We analysed what the world's top 58 airlines – such as American Airlines, British Airways and Qantas – are doing about climate change. Even the best airlines are not doing anywhere near enough.
Every Democratic presidential candidate plans to raise taxes on wealthier Americans and corporations, but they differ in how to get there.
To get 'system change not climate change', we need to start making specific demands. Here's where to start.
The mass protests shine a spotlight on the tension between policies that raise energy prices and day-to-day energy affordability.
In the aftermath of the election, what is striking about many of the policy positions of Canada's federal parties is their timidity, especially when it comes to climate change.
Some Californians want to ban people from living in wildfire-prone areas. Behavioral economics offers a less heavy-handed approach to reducing the costs and risks.
Taxation is one tool politicians think they can use to influence the economy and make life fairer for Canadians.
Conservatives worldwide favor carbon pricing, cap-and-trade systems and other innovative environmental plans – just not in the United States.
Climate change could take centre stage during Canada's federal election.
South Africa's recently introduced carbon tax may lead to financial losses in the short term, but it's necessary and will be beneficial in the long term.
The Conservatives' green investment standards may not have a direct impact on emissions. But with a few tweaks, it could be effective and affordable.
From heat stroke to asthma to lyme disease, climate change already poses a serious health risk.
If the climate is in peril, why has the federal government approved a pipeline that will ship close to 600,000 barrels of oil per day from Alberta to British Columbia?