The Canadian Press

2016-08-19 | Climate Plan BC

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B-C Premier Christy Clark is refusing to raise the 30-dollar-per-tonne carbon tax in the province's new climate leadership plan, saying she will re-evaluate the tax once other jurisdictions introduce similar levies. But Tim Pearson of Sierra Club B-C says there's no reason to wait for other provinces to introduce a tax. (Clark says B-C's plan includes a focus on liquefied natural gas, methane reduction and reforestation and it will create 66-thousand new jobs.)

Date: 2016-08-19
Placeline: VANCOUVER.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << DC right now its economic performance is clearly not being hampered by a $30 carbon tax it is competing just fine against other provinces who have no car >>