Putting a price on carbon is just one tool in the toolbox for cutting climate pollution, not a solution in and of itself, the columnists say.
By Bill Corcoran, Byron Gudiel
The twists and turns just keep coming in the pioneering revenue-neutral carbon tax measure, Initiative 732, which will be on Tuesday’s ballot in Washington state, writes Yoram Bauman.
By Yoram Bauman
Is making pollution expensive the best way to combat climate change? Economist Yoram Bauman thinks so -- he’s spearheading a campaign for a carbon tax in Seattle. But the proposal is raising opposition, and has brought together some unlikely bedfellows…
By PBS NewsHour
By Yoram Bauman
In Washington state, a grassroots campaign to tax carbon emissions has gained steam. But how does a carbon tax work? For that, we turn to cartoons.
By Ken Christensen, KCTS9/Earthfix
Passing a voter-backed initiative would make Washington the first state to tax residents and businesses on their carbon emissions.
Stand-up economist Yoram Bauman returns to Making Sen$e to present a chapter of his new book, "The Cartoon Introduction to Climate Change," and more specifically, to explain how the carbon tax and cap-and-trade are two names for the same concept.
The NewsHour's series of conversations about approaches to deal with global climate change continues with a discussion of carbon taxes -- levies that would aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by taxing activities that burn fossil fuels.
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