La politique industrielle devrait être conçue de manière à favoriser l’atteinte des objectifs sociétaux pertinents du Canada et non de manière défensive face aux événements qui se déroulent aux États-Unis.
Steering markets towards achieving societally relevant goals is the reason to have an industrial policy in the first place. While policymakers must monitor international changes and adapt accordingly, an effective green industrial policy must be more than a short-term response to American policy actions.
Why are mainstream economists so keen on costing out the value of nature, climate-induced disasters, and planetary survival? These are central questions Adrienne Buller asks in a well-argued and highly relevant critique of “green capitalism” and its attempts at putting a price on planetary survival.
While droughts and high temperatures grab headlines, truly implementing FPIC should not be seen as a roadblock to climate action, but instead be seen as an integral part to build trust and smooth relations to reduce transaction costs for a Just Transition.
As greenhouse gas emissions ramp up, housing prices reach astronomical heights, and we all stay stuck in traffic, Paris Marx’s new book Road to Nowhere: What Silicon Valley Gets Wrong about the Future of Transportation looks at how the quest for market share got us to this point and why visions of the future from…
Supply-side and demand-side measures to incentivize this shift are touted at the top of Budget 2022’s climate action measures. Relying on incentives for private sector and consumer investment in ZEVs, however, come with costs and implications that are not always considered.