March 21, 2018 | 3:20 pm
A little bit of solar would help to reduce the province’s greenhouse gas emissions, but a lot of it begins to create problems for the electricity grid, researchers have found—which poses a challenge to the hope that all new buildings could become ‘net zero’ energy in the next few years.
Exploring Climate Policy Options: A Conversation with Mark Jaccard
Energy economist Mark Jaccard helped design BC’s carbon tax, and he still supports it. But he questions just how politically viable a stringent tax—at the level needed to meet climate targets—can really be. So he also continues to explore how other policies that the public find more acceptable could work.
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