B.C. Climate Change Policy: Media Backgrounder

Publication - April 13, 2009 - By Matt Horne, David Suzuki Foundation

Relative to the rest of Canada, B.C.'s climate change policies have gone from ‘poor' to ‘the best' between 2005 and 2009. The carbon tax is the core policy advance that separates BC from every jurisdiction in North America and most around the world. The NDP election platform announced April 2009 eliminates the foundation of the existing BC climate plan without offering an equivalent or improved replacement. The positive ideas offered are insufficient to compensate for the carbon tax's cancellation.


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