A Carbon Tax Would Be Cleaner (Wall Street Journal Op-Ed)
Archives for August 2007
We’ll Pay for Any Cuts in Taxes by Imposing Green Levies, Say Tories (TimesOnline)
Carbon Challenge – To Do Something Real about Climate Change, a Price on Emissions Is a Must (Washington Post Editorial)
The Merits of a Carbon Tax (American Enterprise Institute)
An Energy Tax Policy for the Twenty-First Century (American Enterprise Institute)
Dingell Provides Details on Plans for Carbon Tax and Increased Gasoline Taxes (At Least Some Dems Aren’t Daffy) (Detroit Free Press)
On Energy, Dems Are Daffy, Newt Is Nuts (Op-ed in Star-Ledger)
The pie charts for electricity, jet fuel, etc. are similar, meaning that carbon
taxing can be made "income-progressive" via pro rata revenue distribution.
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.
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.