Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Climate Change Taxes

New Policy Tools

Tom Toles cartoon | fixing climate change and the debt together
 ~ The world probably won't come to an end tomorrow, but it must certainly be close when conservatives start embracing new taxes:
More jobs and growth; reduced deficits without raising income taxes; lower taxes for middle-class families; a kick in the pants to Chinese polluters; and more happiness for American commuters -- one policy instrument can do it all. What's not to love about a carbon tax?
It's been working in British Columbia for a few years now. There's a lot to like about taxing behaviors and outcomes we want to reduce or eliminate.

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