After a ruling, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau can introduce a minimum price on CO2 – against the resistance of oil-producing regions.
With a groundbreaking ruling on climate protection, the Supreme Court in Canada declared the country’s controversial carbon taxation legal and thus gave Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate plans an important boost. The judgment also sends a signal internationally, because the North American country is notoriously lagging behind in terms of climate protection.
Canada is one of the most important producers of fossil fuels worldwide and is one of the countries with the highest per capita emissions. At the same time, the country regularly fails to meet its nationally and internationally agreed climate protection targets, …
Accessed on March 27, 2021 at 5:00 am at https://www.sn.at/politik/weltpolitik/kanada-setzt-auf-die-klimasteuer-101621680