Farewell to the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy
The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) closed shop at the end of March.
This move, announced in the 2012 Budget, was not unexpected, but was unfortunate and unwarranted. Now more than ever we need to take a careful look at the linkages between our environment and our economy, and this was precisely the role and mandate of NRTEE which drew upon the best available professional expertise.
NRTEE’s Climate Prosperity series aimed, for the first time ever, to estimate the economic impacts of climate change in Canada, and what they came up with was...