Pricing carbon could solve the pipeline battle

A shift from taxing income to taxing carbon would be a traditionally conservative way to ensure that development of Alberta's oil industry does not come at the expense of other industries, Canada's reputation, or the global climate.

Simon Donner
Published: Wednesday, 03/21/2012 12:00 am EDT

The proposed Northern Gateway pipeline to transport bitumen from Alberta to a new port on the British Colombia coast may be a defining moment for environmental policy in Canada.

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