Tagged: Carbon tax
State Senate leader proposes ‘carbon tax’ on motor vehicle fuels
Darrell Steinberg says California should junk its complex cap-and-trade system for pollution credits and replace it with a carbon tax on gasoline, diesel and other fossil fuels. http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-carbon-tax-proposal-20140221,0,4320889.story
UN climate report: Pricing of CO2 emissions critical
‘A cost USD 0.15 per kilo CO2 would be enough to solve the whole climate change problem,’ says Thomas Sterner, professor of environmental economics at the University of Gothenburg.
Citing ‘Climate Crisis,’ Massachusetts Gov. Candidate Berwick Calls For Carbon Tax http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/02/25/3328661/berwick-carbon-tax/
California senate leader: Carbon tax would return revenue to poor, transit (Reuters) – A carbon tax proposal outlined on Thursday by California Senate leader Darrell Steinberg would raise an estimated $3.6 billion in its first year, revenue he said would go into the pocketbooks of the state’s poorest residents as well as public transportation. http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/21/us-california-carbon-tax-idUSBREA1K06220140221
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