Four Scenarios for the Canadian Economy, Environment, and Competitiveness in 2025

Policy Horizons Canada has published a thought piece based on the key question: “What are the federal policy implications of increasing interest in reconciling economic growth, environmental sustainability and prosperity?”. Factors considered were environmental pressures, consumer values, population growth, technological change, and supply and demand of natural resources. The four scenarios developed and explained in an appendix are: 1) Muddling through 2) Gradual progress 3) Slow decline, and 4) Transformation. Leading the Pack or Lagging Behind: A Foresight Study on Environmental Sustainability and Competitiveness is available at: http://www.horizons.gc.ca/doclib/2011-0092_eng.pdf.

 

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