Guest host Jerry Agar has the story: "It turns out people are not stupid. I am talking about a poll just released that showed that when people looked at what a cap and trade program would actually cost them, they were against it.
Ordinarily, cap and trade is sold under the idea of making the polluters pay. People are almost always for saving the environment, if someone else pays for it.
But of course that isn’t how cap and trade works.
Forum Research informed people that they would be paying about $156 a year for the plan.
Phrased that way, 56 per cent of 1,097 randomly selected Ontario voters opposed Wynne’s cap-and-trade plan, with 28 per cent in support and 16 per cent undecided. And the true cost is no doubt going to be much higher.
So, armed with a cost estimate, people are against cap and trade, by two to one...
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