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Alberta, Canada Tar Sands, Treaty Rights, and International Dimensions of Keystone XL

April 30, 2012

Above: Professor Hsu

Professor Hsu, Professor of Law at the University of British Columbia, discussed that while carbon tax legislation is unlikely to pass on federal level in US or Canada, such legislation could be passed by Washington State or British Columbia. He argued that internationally carbon tax makes much more sense than other alternatives such as the Kyoto Protocol and urged its passage at the local level.