Cost of Living·Episode 5

Four things about the carbon tax

We answer why it has so many names, why carbon has its own accountants, why Canada's North has so few alternatives, and why is doing something about climate change so hard?

The Cost of Living team looks at Canada's actions on climate change

Four things about the carbon tax from the Cost of Living team.

  • Anis Heydari on why the carbon tax (or levy, or pollution price, etc.) has so many names.
  • Falice Chin on why carbon has its own accountants and how this country measures its own emissions.
  • Tracy Fuller on why Canada's North is so dependent on fossil fuels with few alternatives — but is also the most affected by climate change.
  • Paul Haavardsrud on the "collective action problem" and why doing something about climate change is so hard.

CBC Radio's new business and economics show, Cost of Living, airs on CBC Radio One every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. (12 p.m. NT) or online anytime at CBC Listen.

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