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Province sets new industry standards to stem climate change

The Government of Saskatchewan continues to implement key commitments made in the province’s climate change plan to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and maintain a competitive economy.

As part of the made-in-Saskatchewan Prairie Resilience strategy, government has developed new output-based performance standards that will apply to more than 40 Saskatchewan industrial facilities. Continue reading “Province sets new industry standards to stem climate change”

Carbon tax would negatively impact provincial economy, says U of R study

According to a new analysis from the University of Regina’s Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Communities, a federal carbon tax could potentially reduce Saskatchewan’s gross domestic product (GDP) by almost $16 billion, with little effect on emissions. Continue reading “Carbon tax would negatively impact provincial economy, says U of R study”