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Can We Price Carbon?

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 20:42:23 +0000

A political science analysis of the feasibility and sustainability of carbon pricing, drawing from North American, European, and Asian case studies.




Book Launch: Can We Price Carbon?

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 19:47:38 +0000

Join us on Tuesday, April 24th from 3:00 - 4:00PM for a book launch discussion with author Barry Rabe on pricing carbon. Climate change, economists generally agree, is best addressed by putting a price on the carbon content of fossil fuels—by taxing carbon, by cap-and-trade systems, or other methods. But what about the politics of carbon pricing? Do political realities render carbon pricing impracticable?




Multimedia Internship (Canada Institute)

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 19:26:25 +0000

Multimedia Internship (Canada Institute) Description

Internships with the Canada Institute are designed to provide the individuals selected with the opportunity for practical experience in an environment that successfully mixes multimedia production with public policy. 

The multimedia intern will assist mainly with developing a new podcast series titled Diplomacy 201. Duties will include:




The Future of Global Trade under CPTPP

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:25:33 +0000

On his first day in office, President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement that had been championed by his predecessor.  Just over one year later, the leaders of the eleven countries left behind by this decision gathered in Santiago, Chile to commit to a partnership of their own dubbed the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) or TPP 11.




NAFTA on More Solid Footing, Despite the Drama

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 20:16:00 +0000

NAFTA is on More Certain Ground But Modernization is a Long Way Off




MAKING A GOOD THING BETTER: Finishing what was Started and Leveraging NAFTA to Advance Canada-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 14:11:33 +0000

Regulatory cooperation represents the next stage of evolution between mature regulatory systems. The current model is creating both unnecessary costs and duplicative administrative requirements that are negatively affecting consumers, regulators and regulated parties.




Age of Voter Rage: Trump, Trudeau, Farage, Corbyn, Macron, and the Tyranny of Small Numbers

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 15:24:24 +0000

Democracy is becoming a toxic environment, rife with trolls, bots, fake news, and computational propaganda. Why, and what can be done?







Canada's Liberal Government at Mid-Term: A Report Card

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:28:21 +0000

Join us on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 12:00 - 1:30pm for a conversation with Andrew Cohen. Cohen will reflect on the mixed record of the government of Canada two years after Justin Trudeau led the Liberal Party to a surprising victory. At home it has moved cautiously on its major promises while making some bold appointments.