October 19, 2021
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#16 Two Former MPs Dish On China & Climate
We invited former MPs on because it was supposed to be the first week of Parliament. It got pushed back, but we get into what the first days of Parliament are like and what issues this government will be inheriting anyway. 
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This week’s contributors: Former MP Kenny Chiu & Former MP Catherine McKenna
Links:
  • Kenny Chiu references this page on the BC government website on how emissions have increased in the province
  • Catherine McKenna references economists Andrew Leach and Trevor Tombe who have both argued carbon pricing does reduce emissions. Follow their work here and here respectively.
  • When we followed up with Catherine McKenna for links, she pointed us to this.
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