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B.C. greenhouse gas emissions near 2007 levels despite carbon tax

Reference: CTV News

VICTORIA - Carbon emissions in British Columbia in 2017 were only slightly below 2007 levels despite a long-running strategy to fight climate change that includes a carbon tax, new data shows.

The data released Monday by the B.C. Ministry of Environment and Climate Change measured 64.46 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions in 2017 compared to 64.76 million tonnes in 2007.

“There's no question we have a lot of work to do, and we have no question that it's challenging, not just for us, obviously, but for Canada and the world,” said Environment Minister George Heyman...Read More