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Why tax carbon emissions? Here's why...

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Washington state has proposed a tax on carbon emissions for both residents and big business. Following the lead of roughly 20 countries worldwide, already taxing citizens on their carbon footprint. British Columbia has seen a 13 percent decrease in fossil fuel consumption since their tax took effect. Hari Sreenivasan takes a look at the Washington proposal including alternate energy options.

Aired: 11/01/16

Rating: NR

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