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Economists Love Carbon Taxes. Voters Don't.
Economists—both liberal and conservative—love carbon taxes. The levies, they say, would create market incentives for people to reduce their consumption of fossil fuels and, more...
December 27, 2018
Bill Nordhaus, The Nobel Prize, And Carbon Taxes
Bill Nordhaus, Climate Change, And Carbon Taxes Two events this week raised the profile of carbon taxes. The first was a report by the UN...
October 10, 2018
Lessons for the US From Canada’s Ambitious Carbon Tax Plan
Earlier this week, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau dropped a bombshell: He’ll require every province to adopt either a carbon tax or develop a carbon...
October 6, 2016
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