Although generally a good idea, taxing carbon is politically difficult. And there are solutions that may be more effective.
carbon tax Archives - State of the Planet
It can help us weigh the costs and benefits of climate regulations, but nailing down an exact number is difficult.
Instead of taxing fossil fuels we should subsidize and invest in renewable energy.
An American infrastructure revitalization program could put people to work while improving the efficiency and quality of our communities and economy.
A new study analyzes the suitability of different carbon pricing mechanisms as instruments to lower greenhouse gas emissions.
In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Bill Loveless talks with Noah Kaufman, an economist specializing in carbon pricing, about this burst of activity on Capitol Hill and its implications for policymaking.
An unprecedented number of carbon tax plans are currently on the table in Congress. A new online resource from the Center on Global Energy Policy compares the different proposals and explains what you need to know about a federal carbon tax.
What the Green New Deal gets that the carbon tax misses.
As a Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Curbelo will focus on the nexus of energy and climate policy and support the center’s carbon tax research.
Columbia’s Center on Global Energy Policy has analyzed how the proposal would affect the U.S. economy and emissions, as well as low-income households.