Reflections on British Columbia’s 10 Year Carbon Tax

With the federal government’s backstop price on carbon pollution taking effect this week in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and New Brunswick, opponents of this vital climate solution have ratcheted up the bombast. However, British Columbia’s experience with its carbon tax provides an effective counterpoint to many of the myths and misconceptions in circulation.

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LED Lighting Benefits in the Workplace

LED, also known as light-emitting diode, is an energy-efficient source of lighting that is rapidly growing in popularity in not only the workplace, but in homes as well. According to Energy.gov, “widespread use of LED lighting has the greatest potential impact on energy savings in the United States. By 2027, widespread use of LEDs could save about 348 TWh (compared to no LED use) of electricity: This is the equivalent annual electrical output of 44 large electric power plants (1000 megawatts each), and a total savings of more than $30 billion at today’s electricity prices.”

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