Local BC Newspapers are Promoting Junk Research From the Fraser Institute’s Anti-Climate Science Expert

One of BC’s major newspaper chain is uncritically repeating misleading claims from a right-wing think tank even though policy experts say the report lacks “credibility.”

In a report published this week, the Fraser Institute claimed that increasing the federal carbon tax to $170 per tonne by 2030 will cause a 2.1% drop in national GDP and result in more than 200,00 Canadian jobs being lost.


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