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Carbon Tax agreed by Ted Gayer, Vice President and Director of the Economic Studies program and Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow

A carbon tax, in which the revenues are used to off set economically harmful taxes or to pay down our deficit, would substantially low er the cost of climate policy compared to a cap-and-trade program that gives away allowances for free.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Andrew Samwick, Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College and the director of the Nelson A. Rockefell Center

Scrap CAFE, set a higher gas tax, and return the aggregate revenues from that gas tax through lower income taxes in a progressive fashion.
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Carbon Tax agreed by The American Enterprise Institute, Cherish freedom? The power of enterprise? Opportunity for all? It's these core beliefs that drive th

Putting a price on the carbon emissions attendant on fuel use would create numerous incentives to reduce the use of carbon-intensive energy.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Richard N. Cooper, American economist, policy adviser, and academic

Levying a charge on CO2 raises the price of CO2-emitting activities,including fossil fuel use, and thus is the most direct method of influencing consumer and industrial behavior on a world-wide scale.

Carbon Tax agreed by Houston Chronicle, The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas

First, there needs to be a national tax on carbon emissions. This policy has nearly across-the-board support from environmental and business groups, including Exxon, as a way to put a transparent cost on the collective harm of carbon emissions and create a market incentive for cleaner energy sources.
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Carbon Tax agreed by James Baker, American attorney and statesman

You can't look at this as a tax, even though the word 'tax' is used
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Carbon Tax agreed by Joe Klein, Columnist for TIME magazine.

I believe that climate change is real, and a long-term problem to be addressed in every way, ranging from a carbon tax to incentives for non-polluting energy sources.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Thomas Friedman, NY Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author of Lexus and the Olive Tree and From Beirut to

We need a tax system that shrinks what we don't want — carbon, sugar and bullets — and incentivizes what we need
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Carbon Tax agreed by Jonathan Rauch, Senior fellow @BrookingsGS & @BrookingsInst. Contributing editor @TheAtlantic and @nationaljournal.

Just as conveniently, the most efficient way to get started is also the simplest, albeit not the easiest politically: tax carbon emissions.
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Carbon Tax agreed by National Academy of Sciences, The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a United States nonprofit, non-governmental organization.

Congress should consider an appro- priate price on pollution from power production to level the playing field; create consistent market pull; and ex- pand research, development, and commercialization of increasingly clean energy resources and technologies.

Carbon Tax agreed by Hal Varian, Chief Economist at Google

...there are several good reasons that increasing the gasoline tax in the United States makes economic sense
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Carbon Tax agreed by William Gale,

The basic rationale for a carbon tax is that it makes good economic sense: unlike most taxes, carbon taxation can correct a market failure and make the economy more efficient.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Robert H. Frank, University of California, Berkeley, Georgia Institute of Technology

Reducing CO2 emissions would actually be surprisingly easy. The most effective remedy would be a carbon tax, which would raise the after-tax price of goods in rough proportion to the size of their carbon footprint.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Alan Blinder, Economist

The 'bang for the buck' from a phased-in CO2 levy would be infinite at first—lots of jobs at zero cost to the federal budget.
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Carbon Tax agreed by William Baldwin,

Chuck out all energy legislation, replacing it with a one-sentence statute that levies a tax on carbon emissions.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Steven Novella,

I am increasingly compelled by arguments for a carbon tax.

Carbon Tax agreed by Herman Daly,

a stiff severance tax on carbon, levied at the well head, mine mouth, or port of entry, would go a long way by both reducing carbon use and giving an incentive for developing alternative carbon-free technologies.

Carbon Tax agreed by WiIlliam Nordhaus, Professor of economics at Yale University

Actually from an economic point of view, it's a pretty simple problem
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Carbon Tax agreed by Donal Marron,

Putting a price on carbon is the most efficient way to reduce carbon emissions.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Art Laffer, American economist who first gained prominence during the Reagan administration as a member of Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board

A carbon tax would attach the national security and environmental costs to carbon-based fuels like oil, causing the market to recognize the price of these negative externalities.

Carbon Tax agreed by Irwin Stelzer, Economist, journalist for Sunday Times (London), consultant

No need to compromise on the one solution that almost every economist agrees would be a prudential, efficient way to reduce emissions—a carbon tax.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Nouriel Roubini,

It Is High Time for a Carbon Tax
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Carbon Tax agreed by Robert Shapiro, Chairman of economic advisory firm Sonecon, IMF advisor, former U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce. Bl

The risks of climate change continue to grow. Global, harmonized net carbon taxes could contain those risk s in an economically-efficient and politically-feasible way.
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Carbon Tax agreed by George Shultz, American economist, statesman, and businessman

There has to be a way to level the playing field and cause those forms of energy to bear their true costs. That means putting a price on carbon.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Steven Running, Regents Professor, Forest Ecology, College of Forestry & Conservation at the University of Montana

...We really need to put a carbon tax that represents the impact carbon emissions have on the world.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Robert Reich, American political economist

The single most important thing we can do -- the single solution -- is to put a price on carbon.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Richard Posner,

Stiff taxes will put pressure on the energy industry to achieve technological breakthroughs (such as sequestration of carbon dioxide) that will greatly reduce the use of fossil fuels.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Phil Plait,

A carbon tax will force these companies to look into more efficient renewable energy production, as well they should.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Bill Nye,

So what we want to do is have a 'fee' for carbon dioxide production, and then we will return the fee to the people.
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Advanced artificial intelligence will pose a serious risk to society within the next 50 years agreed by Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder of Facebook and Asana

... As concern grows, Dustin Moskovitz and Cari Tuna’s funding outfit is also paying attention, with several recent grants focused on the risks of AI, including one for $5.5 million.
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Brexit agreed by Dr Liam Fox MP,

Scotland has everything to gain from Brexit… Whether it is security, jobs and trade, fishing and farming, energy or the environment, the greater risk is staying in the EU. Scotland should take this once-in-a-generation chance to vote to leave.
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We already closed the wage gender gap in the US disagreed by The Economist, Weekly magazine-format newspaper

Overall, women earn on average 79% of what men do, but this gap can be almost entirely explained by the fact that men are more likely to do highly paid jobs—not because they are paid more than women doing the same work. In Britain, France and Germany, for example, around 80-90% of executive jobs, and less than two-thirds of clerical jobs, are held by men. Closing the gender pay gap will therefore ... See More
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Carbon Tax agreed by Kenneth Arrow, American economist, writer, Nobel laureate, and political theorist.

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Carbon Tax agreed by Frank Ackerman, Principal Economist, Synapse Energy Economics

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Carbon Tax agreed by Richard Thaler, Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, faculty director

Consider a recent poll of a panel of economists conducted by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where I teach… [Forty-one] economists in [a poll conducted by the] University of Chicago … were asked whether they agreed with this statement: ‘A tax on the carbon content of fuels would be a less expensive way to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions than would a collection of policies such ... See More

Carbon Tax agreed by The Economist, News and analysis with a global perspective.

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Carbon Tax agreed by Scientific American, Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the authoritative source for the science discoveries and tec

Low oil and gas prices make this the right time to tax fossil fuels
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Carbon Tax agreed by Luigi Zingales, Economist at the Chicago Booth School of Business

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Carbon Tax agreed by Rex Tillerson, American government official, civil engineer, and former energy executive

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Carbon Tax agreed by Ben van Beurden, CEO, Shell

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Carbon Tax agreed by Charles Wheelan, I teach public policy at Dartmouth. I am the author of Naked Money, Naked Statistics, and other book

Even in the face of uncertainty over the effects of global warming – including whether it is happening at all – the policy we ought to pursue is a no-brainer. We ought to protect ourselves from a potentially catastrophic outcome by curtailing carbon emissions now.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate economist based at Columbia University

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Carbon Tax agreed by Daniel McFadden, American econometrician

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Carbon Tax agreed by Kevin Hassett, resident scholar and director of economic policy studies at the renowned American Enterprise Institute

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Carbon Tax agreed by James Hansen, American adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University

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Carbon Tax agreed by Ted Gayer, Vice President and Director of the Economic Studies program and Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow

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Carbon Tax agreed by Edward Glaeser, American economist

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