SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

May 03, 2017 05:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Why do carbon taxes not work as expected across Canada? New study coming Thursday, May 4

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - May 03, 2017) - On Thursday, May 4, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining carbon taxes and cap-and-trade systems in Canada.

Poor Implementation Undermines Carbon Tax Efficiency in Canada spotlights the conditions that must be met for carbon-pricing schemes (such as carbon taxes and cap-and-trade systems) to work as envisioned by economists, and why they fail when implemented in Canada.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Thursday, May 4 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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Kenneth Green, Senior Director of the Centre for Natural Resources

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Contact Information

  • To arrange media interviews or for more information, please contact:
    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    Office: (604) 688-0221 ext. 589
    Cell: (604) 250-8076