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Ontario’s Green Energy Experience: Sobering Lessons for Sustainable Climate Change Policies

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August 15, 2017
Ontario’s Green Energy Experience: Sobering Lessons for Sustainable Climate Change Policies

After eight years, Ontario’s green energy policies have yielded moderate environmental gains while drastically increasing energy prices, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Ontario’s Green Energy Experience: Sobering Lessons for Sustainable Climate Change Policies” author Michael Trebilcock, prominent law and economics expert, measures the success of the Green Energy and Green Economy Act based on its environmental outcomes, its effects on energy prices, and its impact on employment in the province.

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Michael Trebilcock, Director, Law and Economics Programme, University of Toronto
Michael Trebilcock

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