Archive for August, 2007

A Carbon Tax Would Be Cleaner

08/23/2007 by Charles Komanoff

A Carbon Tax Would Be Cleaner (Wall Street Journal Op-Ed)

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We’ll Pay for Any Cuts in Taxes by Imposing Green Levies, Say Tories

08/19/2007 by Charles Komanoff

We’ll Pay for Any Cuts in Taxes by Imposing Green Levies, Say Tories (TimesOnline)

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Carbon Challenge – To Do Something Real about Climate Change, a Price on Emissions Is a Must

08/13/2007 by Charles Komanoff

Carbon Challenge – To Do Something Real about Climate Change, a Price on Emissions Is a Must (Washington Post Editorial)

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The Merits of a Carbon Tax

08/12/2007 by Charles Komanoff

The Merits of a Carbon Tax (American Enterprise Institute)

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An Energy Tax Policy for the Twenty-First Century

08/9/2007 by Charles Komanoff

An Energy Tax Policy for the Twenty-First Century (American Enterprise Institute)

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Dingell Provides Details on Plans for Carbon Tax and Increased Gasoline Taxes

08/8/2007 by Charles Komanoff

Dingell Provides Details on Plans for Carbon Tax and Increased Gasoline Taxes (At Least Some Dems Aren’t Daffy) (Detroit Free Press)

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On Energy, Dems Are Daffy, Newt Is Nuts

08/7/2007 by Charles Komanoff

On Energy, Dems Are Daffy, Newt Is Nuts (Op-ed in Star-Ledger)

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The Wealthy Will Pay More

08/5/2007 by Nick

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The pie charts for electricity, jet fuel, etc. are similar, meaning that carbon
taxing can be made "income-progressive" via pro rata revenue distribution.

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A “Starter” Carbon Tax Shift

08/5/2007 by Nick

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CTC’s proposed national carbon tax, $37 per ton of carbon ramped up each year for at
least 10 years, would reduce emissions by almost 4% annually — more than 30% by 2017.

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100-year Carbon from Fossil Fuels

08/5/2007 by Nick

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Because CO2 stays “resident” in the atmosphere for at least a century, the U.S.
is responsible for more than 3x as much active greenhouse gas as China.

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