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Trudeau’s carbon tax is the right move, despite all the criticism

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced his government’s long-awaited, but contentious carbon tax plan last week, and, despite the outcry from some of the provinces, this is a positive step towards helping fight climate change. Yes, the prime minister and the Liberals face an uphill battle as they try to convince voters to think about decades into the future, but it’s the right battle, especially after the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change three weeks ago warned that the planet has only an estimated 12 years to stop global warming before it becomes catastrophic.

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