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Another Carbon Tax Scheme based on Pigou model from 1920’s

From the UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH comes yet another plea for carbon taxes as a way to “limit” our wallets  climate change Carbon levy could limit impact of climate change, study suggests A decades-old tax system may offer an economical solution to the problem of catastrophic climate change, according to a new study. A consumer tax levy…

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Podesta emails: ‘Carbon Tax has a Chance if Hillary wins’ – but ‘it’s lethal in general’ don’t mention it

In case you’ve been under a rock for the last few days, Wikileaks has been dumping emails from Hillary Clinton campaign manager John Podesta. Podesta is firmly in bed with the anti-American interests over at the antithetically named named “Center for American Progress”, home of climate flamer Joe Romm, an organization with yearly funding of…

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Alberta Carbon Tax Legislation Passed

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Carbon tax legislation, which the opposition estimates will increase household bills by $1000 / year, has just been passed by the Alberta Legislature. Alberta carbon tax legislation passes, marks first stage of climate-change plan The new legislation will raise the price of heating bills and gasoline as an incentive to…

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President Obama Proposes $10 per Barrel Carbon Tax

Guest essay by Eric Worrall President Obama has proposed a $10 per barrel carbon tax to fund renewable energy, and to “encourage” people to stop using oil. From the Whitehouse Statement; For too long, bipartisan support for innovative and expansive transportation investment has not been accompanied by a long-term plan for paying for it. We…

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Ongoing Renewables Investment “Crisis” in Australia

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Aussie Greens are lamenting that banks are still unwilling to lend to green projects, because they are worried about the reliability of political support, and the continuity of the generous government subsidies which make green projects possible. Confidence in renewable energy sector ‘evaporated’ after Abbott cut: Bloomberg Investment in large-scale…

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OECD calls for the elimination of fossil fuel taxes

Guest opinion by Alberto Zaragoza Comendador There comes a point in your Internet life when you know what an article will be like before hitting the first dot. Not what it will be about, as that should be clear from the title, but specific things about the article’s content and structure. Perhaps you’re smart, perhaps…