The tax has been a contentious topic among Washington lawmakers, but the U.S. is behind industrialized nations in not having one in place.
Scott Barrett of Columbia University thinks countries may adopt their own trade-oriented approaches to battling climate change.
One way to pay directly for the cost of climate damage from fossil fuels is to impose a tax on carbon.
For years, analysts have been working to find financial tools for curbing certain behaviors.
A few GOP lawmakers are bucking the party line by backing a tax on CO2 emissions.
The world is embracing sustainability, says one Marketplace contributor.
The policy will have to balance pushing climate goals with not getting too far ahead.
If Canada rolls out carbon pricing nationally, how will it affect the US?