ESG Disclosure: Mandatory Inclusion of Scope 3 Emissions Will Hurt Small Businesses
Plans to mandate scope three emissions reporting would be detrimental to small businesses, finds this new report published by the Montreal Economic Institute.
Canada’s and Quebec’s Energy Needs (2022)
A majority of Quebecers support the development of a local energy sector, according to an IPSOS poll commissioned by the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI).
MEI – What does Ottawa get by capping our oil and gas sector’s greenhouse gas emissions – Olivier Rancourt
November 21, 2022 | 6 min. 55 sec. | Shaye Ganam (Global Radio) Interview with Olivier Rancourt, Economist at the MEI, on […]
L’électricité avant l’étatisation
Mieux comprendre l’histoire ne nous donne pas de marche à suivre pour l’avenir. Cela nous indique par contre que le mythe national entourant Hydro-Québec n’est pas aussi noir ou blanc qu’on aime le croire.
What does Ottawa get for killing the golden goose of Alberta’s energy production?
By capping our oil and gas sector’s emissions, Ottawa risks killing the golden goose while getting nothing in return.
Electricity in Quebec before Nationalization(1)
To mark this week’s 60th anniversary of the election of the Jean Lesage government in 1962, the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) publishes a short work of economic history looking at the national myth surrounding Hydro-Québec in this province.
Capping energy industry emissions is all pain, no gain
Ottawa’s oil and gas emissions cap proposal amounts to nothing more than political greenwashing, where we get to feel like we did something, but we really just paid through the nose for something with little to no positive effect.
The Economic Impact of Applying a Carbon Emissions Cap to the Oil and Gas Sector
This study from the MEI describes how the federal government’s proposal to cap the energy sector’s greenhouse gas emissions would cause substantial economic losses, without achieving any net reduction in global emissions.
Won’t Someone Please Think of the Unintended Consequences of Mining Regulation?
While more and more people are calling for the electrification of transportation and an energy transition, the mining projects upon which this transition depends are suffering from political instability that keeps putting them in peril.
The high costs of climate ‘justice’ through lawfare
The anti-energy left has weaponized consumer protection laws in the United States to punish oil and gas companies simply for carrying out their core business.