Tag Archives: carbon tax

Decarbonization is unproductive, undermines community sustainability

“Batten down the hatches! A tsunami of global warming and “clean energy” propaganda is approaching! San Francisco is hosting the September 12-14 Global Climate Action Summit, a massive event at which “international and local leaders from states, regions, cities, businesses, investors and civil society … will be joined by national government leaders, scientists, students, nonprofits and others … [to share] what they have achieved to date and commit to doing more to usher in the era of decarbonization.” ” click here

A national carbon tax will devastate the poor…

“But the CBO notes that even the comparatively modest carbon tax it envisioned would likely have some deleterious effects on economic output, and employment and corporate profits, which is to say all the other stuff we’re already taxing to fund the spending we’re already doing:” click here

Carbon Taxes Increase Carbon Dioxide Emissions

“Instead, adopting carbon taxes in the West will actually raise global carbon emissions by offshoring economic activity from relatively environmentally-friendly places, like the USA and Germany, to places with lax environmental laws, like China.” click here

Congressional Hearing: At What Cost? Examining the Social Cost of Carbon

US House Subcommittee on Environment and Subcommittee on Oversight.

At What Cost? Examining the Social Cost of Carbon, Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 2318 Rayburn House Office Building
The written testimony is here.

A Carbon Tax will Not Make Renewables More Affordable or Alleviate their Problems

“Imagine for a moment that all the wild claims of climate driven future weather disasters will occur as predicted. In this imaginary future climate dystopia, how will wind power cope with super storms? How will solar power cope with hail, tornadoes, cyclones and floods? How will hydro power cope with endless droughts? How will biofuel crops cope with storm damage, droughts and unseasonal heatwaves?” click here

Prominent Republicans Talk Nonsense on Carbon Tax

“A group of prominent Republicans and business leaders pitched a tax on carbon dioxide to top White House aides Wednesday, selling the plan as an economic win that could drive job growth and yield environmental dividends too.” click here

British Columbia’s Carbon Tax a Failure

“Whether you look at greenhouse gas emissions or economic statistics, B.C. carbon tax has tanked.click here