Articles Tagged: James DeLong

Understanding the Political and Economic Realities of a Carbon Tax

May03 Understanding the Political and Economic Realities of a Carbon Tax 8:30 am – 10:30 am

A Skeptical Look at the Carbon Tax

The year 2013 will see a major political debate over proposals for a carbon tax—a tax on emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs), particularly carbon dioxide (CO2). The justifications for the proposals include: (1) a desire to reduce emissions to prevent a rise in global temperatures; and (2) the hope that a carbon tax could substitute […]

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