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The transportation sector is the biggest greenhouse gas emitter in Ontario, according to a report the province released in February. Few of the details have been worked out.
But one thing seems certain: The added costs to businesses will be passed down to consumers. Article Continued Below The province would be the third jurisdiction in North America, after California and Quebec, to move toward a cap-and-trade system.
Unlike a carbon tax, which puts a price on every tonne of greenhouse gas emissions, cap-and-trade limits emissions but allows companies to buy permits to meet their needs and also trade the permits.
She also acknowledged it could lead to higher prices at the gasoline pumps.
The commission has recommended provinces move forward with their own carbon pricing plans, rather than wait for the federal government. The biggest greenhouse gas emitters in Ontario — by sector -- are transportation, industry and buildings, according to a report the province released in February.
Article Continued Below The impact on industry will depend on how the program is designed, several business organizations said.
The province said Monday it would reinvest the money in projects that reduce greenhouse gas pollution and help businesses remain competitive.
That could include helping families buy more energy efficient appliances, building more public transit and helping factories reduce their emissions. California returns some revenues to citizens in the form of energy credits.
Quebec places the revenue into a Green Fund for new technologies and public transit. Winners and losers Ontario Trucking Association — As consumers of fuel, truckers are facing potential cost increases under carbon pricing plan. General Motors Canada — The program could help if the proceeds are used to help consumers move to more energy efficient vehicles sooner, said David Paterson, vice-president, corporate and environmental affairs.
Ontario could use the revenues to promote faster adoption of electric vehicles by subsidizing workplace charging stations, for example.As Ontario prepares to join Quebec and California as the third jurisdiction in North America to adopt a cap-and-trade system for carbon emissions, we take a look at what other actions some of.
Ontario’s new Progressive Conservative government is cancelling contracts with renewable power developers, as Premier Doug Ford moves quickly to reshape the province’s energy markets and. Environmental Control.
Heating. If you live in a cold climate you may need to insulate your greenhouse to help keep your plants toasty warm. While a lot of sun will come in during the day, an uninsulated greenhouse will cool off quickly at night.
Canadian government funding programs can support small businesses, large corporations, non-profits and post-secondary research institutions. However, the key to accessing these programs are knowing which ones provide the best fit for your organization and upcoming projects.
The Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan is an ecologically based plan established by the Ontario government to provide land use and resource management direction for the , hectares of land and water within the Moraine. Ontario will invest $ billion, including $ million from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, to improve energy efficiency, building elements of schools.