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Want To Do Something About Greenhouse Gas? Try A Carbon Tax

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May 06, 2014 AT 1:20 PM
This morning, the White House released a report on the effects of climate change . In sum: The problem is already bad, it is going to get worse, and we need to address it quickly. The science of greenhouse gas emissions and climate change may be clear, but the policy response is far murkier. Yet there is a relatively simple solution, based on the old economic maximum: If you want people to do less of something, raise the price.