OPINION: Here’s what we can do if we can’t do a carbon tax

January 13, 2020 by Anant Jain

Jeff McMahon

Contributor at Forbes, Lecturer at Univ. of Chicago

(Published by Forbes)

Economists of all stripes love carbon pricing. They see it as market repair rather than market interference. They describe it with terms like “simple,” “powerful,” “elegant” and “fabulous.”

But many politicians, wary of knee-jerk opposition to taxes, treat it like a mattress full of bedbugs. And so a simple, powerful, elegant and fabulous resolution for the climate crisis remains on the sidelines. Read full article…

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