This report focuses on carbon pricing as one policy strand used to tackle global GHG emissions. It gives an overview of implemented and forthcoming domestic and cross-border carbon pricing mechanisms,
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall said Friday that his province, which has been riding a commodity-driven boom, should not be saddled with new environmental taxes as prices for oil and grain fall from their highs of a few months ago.
State Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar on Saturday said that the government is considering to abolish carbon surcharge levied on kerosene oil and diesel in the recent budget. Briefing Senators in the upper house, she said that members from both Senate and National Assembly have expressed serious concern over the issue.