Canada: Alberta, Industry Face Wide Gap on Carbon Tax

Globe and Mail: Alberta's energy industry is pushing for carbon taxes half as high as what government has proposed, with oil sands companies lobbying for less stringent goals that would leave the province short of meeting its emissions goals. The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers has suggested the province target a 20-per-cent reduction in per-barrel emissions, and a $20-per-tonne tax on those unable to comply, according to a provincial document. That falls well short of an Alberta proposal for oil......

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