ADAMS, MCKITRICK: Ontario taxpayers and ratepayers left paying even higher bills because of Ontario’s conservation programs
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The conclusion of Troy Media’s 6-part series The High Price of Low Emissions.
Studies show that road charges and parking charges tend to be most effective at reducing vehicle usage.
What is the cheapest possible way of achieving a given emissions reduction target?
Canadians show an overwhelming preference for transportation in private automobiles.
In 2009 Canada emitted 690 MtC of GHGs, of which 190 MtC, or 27.5 per cent, were from transportation-related activities.
February 29, 2012 Editor’s note: Canadians overwhelmingly depend on the convenience and savings of private automobiles. Despite this, policymakers are constantly solicited to use public policy to reduce private vehicle use and increase use of public transit as a means to reduce transportation-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Thus both the costs and benefits to Canadians […]