Carbon Tax

The polls are in – and the cost of energy means a lot to consumers

A new poll carried out by the University of Chicago yielded an unsurprising discovery: Americans are not willing to pay higher the higher costs associated with tackling climate change.

/ September 19, 2016

Another day, another half-baked carbon tax proposal

Last weekend, The Washington Post lamented in an editorial that too many miles were being driven on our nation’s roads. Individuals are not being held accountable for their actions, the Post complained, adding that there needs to be a way...

/ September 14, 2016

Carbon tax: Not what Robin Hood had in mind

There is often some fairly muddled logic spouted by those who work in the corridors of power on Capitol Hill, but even by Washington’s standards this one takes the cake: Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) referring to a carbon tax as a...

/ June 13, 2016

Economics of a Carbon Tax

In response to an op-ed in the Washington Post by Robert Samuelson, a letter to the editor from Citizens’ Climate Lobby published on January 1 stated that private investors have no economic incentive to fund research and development in low...

/ January 27, 2016