in Chatsworth, Grey Highlands, Southgate, West Grey
October 18, 2023
LETTER TO THE EDITOR — Regarding your item reporting on our MP, Alex Ruff's bill to "remove the tax from the tax," his comments on the carbon tax need to be challenged.
All evidence points to the fact that burning fossil fuels is the major cause of climate change. A price on carbon encourages investment in cleaner energy sources such as solar and wind power. Laws that make polluting activities more expensive make green technologies more affordable over time. If Mr. Ruff and his party look at the history of carbon pricing in other countries such as the UK they will see that Conservatism does not entail a pro-fossil fuel stance.
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