Alberta large emitter carbon price of C$30/tonne “very likely” for 2020 -official

Published 22:24 on July 17, 2019  /  Last updated at 23:17 on July 17, 2019  /  Americas, Canada, Carbon Taxes  /  No Comments

Alberta will likely keep the C$30/tonne compliance charge in its proposed overhaul of the Canadian province’s trading programme for large emitters, a shift from the ruling United Conservative Party’s (UCP) original plan to lower the CO2 price below the federal ‘backstop’ rate next year, a government official said Wednesday.

Alberta will likely keep the C$30/tonne compliance charge in its proposed overhaul of the Canadian province’s trading programme for large emitters, a shift from the ruling United Conservative Party’s (UCP) original plan to lower the CO2 price below the federal ‘backstop’ rate next year, a government official said Wednesday.

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