“2018 is the year we’re going to push for something big in Washington.”
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's top climate official has ruled out any immediate introduction of carbon futures as well as a carbon tax to help the country finance efforts to cut climate-warming greenhouse gases, the official China News Service reported late on Tuesday.
The idea of a tax on gasoline and heating oil is politically fraught, to say the least, but one Vermont business group says it's time for elected officials to embrace … Click to Continue »
To the editor: I read Jacques Leslie’s op-ed article, “Santa Rosa's charred now, but we're all facing fire (or flood or heat wave) soon,” while taking a break from disaster preparations. You know: stockpiling water and food, gathering first-aid supplies, purchasing a generator. Recent and ongoing...
It could be a win-win for environmentalists and coal miners -- but the president isn't interested.
Don Fullerton (Illinois) presents Vertical and Horizontal Redistributions from a Carbon Tax and Rebate (with Julie-Anne Cronin (U.S. Treasury Department) & Steven Sexton (Duke)) at Columbia today as part of its Davis Polk & Wardwell Tax Policy Colloquium Series hosted by Alex Raskolnikov and Wojciech Kopczuk: Because electricity is a...
French President Emmanuel Macron called on Tuesday for a common European defence force and budget, as well as common asylum offices, border police, financial transaction tax and carbon tax, in a wide-ranging speech setting out his vision for Europe.
byPeter Dorman (originally published at Econospeak) Carbon Gridlock Redux in Washington State A year ago—it already seems like another era—an initiative to set up a carbon tax in Washington State, I-732, was defeated by the voters. The proposal was to use the money for tax reductions in accordance with the standard economic view that taxing […]
A new report from the University of Michigan Energy Survey offers insight into how American consumers would react to a carbon tax.
Tribal leaders might move ahead with their own plan to tax carbon emissions in Washington state after another group working on a statewide carbon-tax initiative for the November 2018 ballot … Click to Continue »
A year ago—it already seems like another era—an initiative to set up a carbon tax in Washington State, I-732, was defeated by the voters. The proposal was to use the money for tax reductions in accordance with the standard economic view that taxing “bads” rather than goods generates a double dividend. Show More Summary
Remember how B.C.'s carbon tax was supposed to be 'revenue neutral?' With the NDP in power, and the Greens pulling strings, those days are over. The post B.C.’s carbon-tax changes are covered in Green thumbprints appeared first on Macleans.ca.
A top fraudster behind a tax scam in France using carbon emission rights was sentenced to nine years in prison Wednesday as authorities press ahead with prosecutions over the 1.6-billion-euro ($1.9-billion) scandal. Twelve people were...Show More Summary
(IOP Publishing) The majority of the US public is in favour of a tax on fossil fuels, provided the money goes into clean energy and infrastructure, according to a new study.The Yale University study surveyed Americans' willingness to pay a carbon tax, and their preferences on how any revenue should be spent. Show More Summary
The majority of the US public is in favour of a tax on fossil fuels, provided the money goes into clean energy and infrastructure, according to a new study.
The idea of a revenue-neutral carbon tax, introduced by GOP elders earlier this year, is slowly but surely gaining more support across the political spectrum.
If Republicans really want to make use of their majorities for tax reform, they might resort to carbon taxes.
The carbon tax actually stands a better chance of happening now than ever before.
New York Times, Some Democrats See Tax Reform as a Path to Taxing Carbon: With a sweeping overhaul of the tax code on the horizon, two Senate Democrats believe this is the moment to broach the third rail of climate change policy: a carbon tax. The plan by the senators,...