The Cruelest Tax Of All

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach A “progressive” tax is one where the wealthier you are the higher percentage of tax you pay. On the other hand, I’ve said before that a tax on energy, the so-called “carbon tax”, is one of the most regressive taxes available. It is the reverse of progressive, it hits the…

The Recursive Cost Of Carbon

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I see that Andrew Revkin continues to try to keep the climate pot bubbling. In this case, he’s issued dire warnings about reducing the so-called “Social Cost of Carbon” (SCC). He starts by defining the SCC This value is the government’s best estimate of how much society gains over the…

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…

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…

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…