A tax on red meat is imminent, researchers say

For years, analysts have been working to find financial tools for curbing certain behaviors.
"Everybody has to pay for climate damages, and many people in the states have to pay privately for health care. So it would make much more sense if they saw those costs in the prices of foods that are really related to those impacts," Marco Springmann says.
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Are Republicans softening on carbon taxes?

Sep 12, 2018
A few GOP lawmakers are bucking the party line by backing a tax on CO2 emissions.
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The argument for implementing a carbon tax

Dec 15, 2016
The world is embracing sustainability, says one Marketplace contributor.
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Canada will have a carbon price. Will the US?

Oct 4, 2016
The policy will have to balance pushing climate goals with not getting too far ahead.
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To cut emissions, Canada could expand carbon pricing

Jul 19, 2016
If Canada rolls out carbon pricing nationally, how will it affect the US?
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Are low oil prices an opening for a carbon tax?

Jan 5, 2015
If a tax is not imposed on carbon-dioxide emissions, gas is artificially underpriced.

The value of 'second-best solutions' to global warming

Jun 23, 2014
Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson says we need a carbon tax to prevent a global-warming catastrophe. But if Congress won't act?

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China considers carbon tax, will U.S. consumers foot the bill?

Feb 22, 2013
The official news agency in China is reporting that the government will tax carbon emissions.

U.S., Mexico have lowest gas, carbon taxes in rich world

Jan 28, 2013
Among the world's most developed countries, Turkey and the Netherlands tax gas and carbon use at the highest rate; the U.S., Mexico and Canada tax carbon and gas at the lowest rates.

California's first carbon auction launches pollution market

Nov 14, 2012
It's official: Companies must now purchase permits to emit excess levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the state of California.