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Environment committee  I don't think there's a lot of evidence that it's going to increase the total amount of innovation activity in the economy, but it will redirect it towards clean activities. It won't cause a growth in the number of scientists or a growth in the number of patents, but it will redi

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  [Inaudible—Editor] electricity directly.

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  A few oil-exporting Middle Eastern countries are higher than us, but we're among the leaders.

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  We produce just under 2% of the world's emissions.

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  I'm not sure I can remember them all. China's about 26....

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  No, it's a little lower than that. China's ahead of—

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  We're less than 2%.

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  I don't think we can say precisely, but I would have said, in the ballpark—

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  The evidence that we've talked about said that the $30 per tonne price in British Columbia reduced emissions by between 5% and 15%.

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  It was introduced in 2008.

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  When it hit $30, it was 2012.

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  The government has published estimates for what it believes the price will achieve.

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  It's based on models, yes.

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  The estimate, if I remember right, is between 50 and 90 megatonnes from the $50 per tonne price, and we're at about 710 megatonnes right now.

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers

Environment committee  I have done some of the studies on British Columbia. There have been lots of other authors who have done similar ones, and they do try to grapple with the issues you're talking about. They try to say that there are all kinds of things that might affect greenhouse gas emissions or

January 28th, 2019Committee meeting

Dr. Nicholas Rivers