Sunday, March 30, 2014

State Carbon Taxes

Taylor Smith, The Heartland Institute

Carbon tax proponents argue carbon dioxide is a “pollutant” and taxing emissions of it will reduce its harm. Heartland Institute President Joseph L. Bast, however, notes CO2 emissions are a “measure of energy use,” which is “the single most important input into our economy.” The carbon tax, essentially a tax on energy use, would do significant harm to the economy...READ MORE

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