The Liberal climate-change scheme is sly politics but on its own, won’t do much.
Justin Trudeau has abandoned the illusion that logic alone will persuade all provinces to get onside with fighting climate change. That’s the upside of his pledge to have Ottawa impose a national carbon price.
The downside is that the price he set is too low to be effective.
In announcing Ottawa’s unilateral decision on Monday, Trudeau signalled that, on the climate change file at least, his...