Back in 2008, British Columbia (BC), Canada implemented a revenue neutral carbon tax. The basic idea is to tax carbon pollution and use the revenue to lower other taxes. According to a new paper to be published in Canadian Public Policy, results show the revenue neutral carbon tax has been a clear success .
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A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.
|By: David Dayen Monday May 30, 2011 4:00 pm|
The International Energy Agency (IEA) reported that global carbon emissions set a record in 2010, rebounding from the recession to exceed 2008 levels. The EPA found in April that US carbon emissions dipped in 2009, mirroring the rest of the world. But though the recession has recovered in 2010 slowly in the industrialized world, and economic output (which has followed carbon emissions, for obvious reasons) has not reached pre-recession levels, growth in emerging markets pushed emissions up. China and India accounted for most of the increase.