17 Feb '12, 2am

Clean energy, environment-related nuggets from Ontario-commissioned Drummond Report: Filed under: Energy News

Clean energy, environment-related nuggets from Ontario-commissioned Drummond Report: Filed under: Energy News

Clean energy, environment-related nuggets from Ontario-commissioned Drummond Report I’ve been reading through the recently released report from Commission on the Reform of Ontario’s Public Services, also called the “Drummond Report ” after commission chair Don Drummond, former chief economist of TD Bank. Drummond was always a big fan of putting a price on carbon, so I was curious to see if he raised carbon pricing in his report. He didn’t. He did, however, make several commonsense suggestions and raise some interesting points in the areas of electricity infrastructure, transportation, green energy and the environment. I highlight some of them below: First, I was pleased to see that Drummond took issue with the unfair distribution of federal support for (green) energy projects across the country. He made his opinion of the federal government’s approach clear on p. 469 of hi...

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