The preservation of our oceans is indispensable for addressing many of the challenges facing the planet: from food security and climate change to energy provision, and even improved medical care through advanced marine biotechnology.
This report reviews the literature on the impact of real-time information provision on consumer decision-making. In addition, it describes the results of a study in which about 7000 households in Ontario, Canada were provided with in-home displays linked to smart meters that provided real-time feedback on electricity consumption.
En réaffirmant son engagement contre le changement climatique, le Canada a choisi une trajectoire plus verte, mais il faut que le pays mette rapidement en œuvre les mesures programmées pour réduire l’intensité en carbone de son secteur énergétique et rendre son secteur des transports plus respectueux de l’environnement.
Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the OECD, will be in Toronto from 30 October to 1 November 2017, to attend the Toronto Global Forum, where he will deliver an Opening Keynote Address. Mr. Angel Gurría will also hold bilateral meetings with several high level authorities attending the event.
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This country note provides an environmental tax and carbon pricing profile for Canada. It shows environmentally related tax revenues, taxes on energy use and effective carbon rates.
This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.
This paper reviews the political economy of the Canadian province of British Columbia (BC) tax in three periods: its origins, its survival in the face of political backlash, and its longer-term prospects. The BC launched North America’s first revenue-neutral carbon tax reform. The tax, applied to all combustion sources of fossil fuels, was introduced at a rate of CAD 10 per tonne of CO2.