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May 1, 2018

BC Carbon Tax – Gasoline Sales

Filed under: BC,Canada,Carbon Tax — sunshinehours1 @ 8:09 AM
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The province of BC is touted as carbon tax success story. If you google “carbon tax success” BC always shows up.

Just ask the NY Times:

And of course that would mean less gasoline used .. right?

Gross sales of gasoline (1,000 liters)

 2012 4,682,115
 2013 4,504,633
 2014 4,687,564
 2015 5,481,062
 2016 5,770,067

23% more gasoline used in BC from 2012.

And CO2 emitted climbed from 2010 to 2015 (last year available)

Its just a tax grab.

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3 Comments »

  1. Reblogged this on Climate Collections.

    Comment by Hifast — May 1, 2018 @ 8:15 AM | Reply

  2. I read that the folks in Vancouver are currently paying $1.67 (Canadian) per liter. That’s around $6.31 Canadian per gallon. According to Gas Buddy, the price of gasoline in Bellingham, WA is $3.26 US or $4.20 Canadian per gallon. For Canadians near the US border, filling up in the US could save a lot of money and make BC climate change bureaucrats think they are saving the earth too.

    Comment by Sean — May 1, 2018 @ 12:05 PM | Reply

    • 1.67 per liter is 7.50 a gallon. Wow.

      I used to have a 77 cadillac at 12 mpg. 63 cents a mile it would be …

      Comment by sunshinehours1 — May 1, 2018 @ 4:56 PM | Reply


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