Can the Conservatives win in 2019 by running against carbon pricing? It’s no slam dunk.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest national survey, we asked respondents a series of questions about climate change, the federal approach to deal with the issue, and what they know and think about the federal leaders and their approach to climate change. Here’s what we found: THE SCALE OF THE CLIMATE ISSUE

WHO’S AFRAID OF A CARBON TAX? NOT SO MANY.

By Bruce Anderson & David Coletto In our latest survey of national opinion, we explored questions around using a price or tax on carbon to help combat the challenge of climate change. Here’s what we found: • Few people generally ask for taxes of any sort, and so it was perhaps not surprising that only

New Poll: Most Canadians support, with qualifications, carbon pricing.

Most Canadians believe the climate is changing and are open to using carbon pricing to reduce emissions. When it comes to the uses of carbon revenues, preferences are for recycling in ways that will most directly shift emissions outcomes. By Bruce Anderson Abacus Data conducted a nationwide survey on behalf of Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission to

Should carbon be priced? Should public opinion decide pipelines?

By Bruce Anderson and David Coletto In our year-end public opinion poll, we asked people a handful of questions related to climate change, pricing carbon emissions, and how “social license” for new projects like pipelines should be considered. Here’s what we found. • When it comes to Canada’s “record on the issue of climate change”

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