Published on June 16th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor16
Revenue Neutral Carbon Tax Creates Jobs, Cuts Emissions, Grows Economy
June 16th, 2014 by Guest Contributor
Editor’s Note: A carbon tax or some other adequate carbon pricing system is urgently needed in order to deal with global warming and climate change. However, the idea of a “tax” isn’t particularly popular with some segments of society (particularly, those who don’t understand that pollution is an externality that must be internalized in some way in order to achieve a “perfect” free market). But a little bit of attention to how such a tax can be revenue neutral and help the economy should (theoretically) help to break down those barriers. Thanks to the folks at Skeptical Science for this piece:
Posted on 13 June 2014 by dana1981 A revenue-neutral carbon tax or fee is a proposed policy to address global warming that’s become increasingly popular, particularly in the US. It’s a simple concept – put a much needed price on carbon pollution,…
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