Monday, February 18, 2019

Carbon tax and dividend--now supported by 3300 economists from Aaron to Zykaj

The Financial Times reports on the growing number of U.S. economists who support a carbon tax, with the money to be returned to citizens as equal lump sum rebates.

Surge in US economists’ support for carbon tax to tackle emissions

"The carbon tax proposal, organised by the Climate Leadership Council, is a bipartisan effort that has united senior economists from both parties, and now garnered 3,300 signatures from professional economists and academics across the US."

Here's the statement, and a list of all the signers from Henry Aaron to Blerina Zykaj; it's a long list...

The Largest Public Statement of Economists in History

Earlier post:

Thursday, January 17, 2019

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