Greenhouse gases: city sees mixed results

The decline in oil heating and the closure of a big east‑end refinery have reduced the city’s overall output of greenhouse gases since 1990, but the transportation sector pushes in the opposite direction, with the number of vehicles on the island up 25% since 1990 even though the population only grew by 11.3%. Solid Le Devoir piece by Jeanne Corriveau.

I still don’t know why we have to licence an unlimited number of vehicles. A second vehicle at any address ought to cost ten times as much to licence, and more than two ought to be forbidden.