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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took provinces by surprise Monday by announcing they have until 2018 to adopt a carbon pricing scheme, or the federal government will step in and impose a price for them.

A tough-talking Trudeau told MPs in the House of Commons that provinces can craft a cap-and-trade system or put a direct price on carbon pollution — but it must meet the federal benchmark or “floor price.”

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2 thoughts on “Justin Trudeau gives provinces until 2018 to adopt carbon price plan

  1. Grand leadership from an elected official to help the environment and to address climate change. I wish our President could do something like that. I wish our GOP members of congress would stop posturing and not only admit climate change is real, but try to do something positive about it. Hugs

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