Energy and Environmental Policy Trends: Indirect Carbon Tax Costs Reduced by Policy Design
Each April, the price Canada sets for carbon emissions increases gradually. By 2030, the per tonne price will rise to $170 from its current value of $65. This creates an incentive for individuals and businesses to find ways to lower their emissions. But there are concerns that carbon pricing may unreasonably raise the price of important consumer staples like groceries. What does the evidence say?
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