Contents: Cap and Trade | Carbon Tax
Cap and Trade:
The claim is that a carbon tax would not only be simpler and more transparent, but have fewer special provisions, accommodations, or loopholes than a cap and trade system.
Why revenue-neutral carbon taxes are essential at carbonTax.org
Opposing Views: Carbon Tax isn't Best Solution for Global Warming
In his article for the NJ Sierran, The Upside Down World of Energy Policy: Supply-siders in the Driving Seat, Sunil Somalwar makes the point that instead of attacking the supply of energy with subsides for ineffective boutique renewables we should attack the demand side. "Large price hikes are needed to reduce emissions, but people will balk at them unless the money goes back into their pockets. The right solution is to tie the cap-and-trade with auctions (or almost equivalently, a carbon tax) to sending every collected penny from it back to the people in the form of direct refund (or income tax reduction). "
A Climate for Change: Global Warming Facts for Faith-Based Decisions
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