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Ontario Climate Lab Explores Policies to Complement Cap and Trade

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Ontario “will need both cap-and-trade and a suite of complementary policies and programs” to meet its carbon reduction targets, the Clean Economy Alliance reported last month, after convening a day-long Ontario Climate Change Lab earlier in the summer.


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“Ontarians support climate action,” the Alliance states in the executive summary of its Climate Lab report. “And they have good ideas about how we can reduce our emissions in a way that cleans our air, creates new opportunities for businesses, and creates jobs.” Through a series of facilitated sessions, a group of 150 participants voted on action items that now form a prioritized action plan for the province, including:

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(Disclosure: Smarter Shift is a member of the Clean Economy Alliance.)