Carbon Copies: The Prospects for an Economy-Wide Carbon Price in Canada

11 Pages Posted: 23 Sep 2016

Date Written: September 15, 2016

Abstract

Ottawa should establish a nationwide floor price for carbon, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “Carbon Copies: The Prospect for an Economy-Wide Carbon Price in Canada,” author Tracy Snoddon argues that a single economy-wide carbon price is required to achieve emissions reductions at the lowest possible cost.

Keywords: Energy and Natural Resources

JEL Classification: H23; Q5

Suggested Citation

Snoddon, Tracy, Carbon Copies: The Prospects for an Economy-Wide Carbon Price in Canada (September 15, 2016). C.D. Howe Institute ebrief 247. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2841876 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2841876

Tracy Snoddon (Contact Author)

Wilfrid Laurier University ( email )

75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5
Canada

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