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IISD Applauds Canadian Industry Support for Carbon Pricing

IISD Applauds Canadian Industry Support for Carbon Pricing

This morning, the Honourable Catherine McKenna announced that 23 major Canadian companies are to join the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition.

"IISD strongly commends Canadian industry for showing leadership in carbon pricing and the fight against climate change," said Amin Asadollahi, IISD's North America Climate Change lead.

"Pricing carbon pollution is an effective way of creating incentives to reduce emissions, and can also result in economic growth and jobs through investments that can better prepare our economies to compete in an increasingly carbon constrained world."

"We are also pleased to see Canada's role in strengthening the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition; a vital, cross-sectoral force in the implementation of carbon pricing and business action on climate around the world."

ENDS

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