Written by Leigh Raymond
Fall 2018 Fulbright Canada Research Chair in the Sustainable Economy, University of Ottawa
Professor, Department of Political Science, Purdue University
How can governments build political support for carbon pricing? This question has challenged policy designers since the earliest programs imposing new prices on pollution, and is currently a pressing issue for Canadian governments trying to create and maintain carbon pricing programs. This brief offers insights on strategies for building greater political support for carbon pricing, based on previous experiences with successful programs in the U.S. and abroad.