Agree:

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Paul Krugman Economist (nobel laureate) and NY Times columnist

Emissions taxes are the Economics 101 solution to pollution problems; every economist I know would start cheering wildly if Congress voted in a clean, across-the-board carbon tax.
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Bruce Bartlett

Trump infrastructure and tax plans should include flood control and a carbon tax.
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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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Greg Easterbrook Contributing editor The Atlantic. NYT bestseller The Progress Paradox.

The simplest, most efficacious, least bureaucratic, and best-for- the-nation initial move against greenhouse gas buildup w ould be a carbon tax.
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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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Jonathan Rauch Senior fellow @BrookingsGS & @BrookingsInst. Contributing editor @TheAtlantic and @nationaljou

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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Thomas Friedman NY Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author of Lexus and the Olive Tree and From Beir

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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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.

Disagree:

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James Delingpole Columnist

By taxing carbon dioxide (the harmless trace gas which makes the planet greener), the US government would be signalling to the world that it still believes in the man-made global warming narrative. This, in turn, would keep alive the crony-capitalist “renewables” industry in which Paulson, Steyer, Bloomberg and their friends are so heavily invested.
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