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Intellections Discussion

Carbon Taxes: The Most Efficient Way to Reduce Emissions
How much revenue might a carbon tax raise?


I read that big business doesn't want the tax because it would eat onto profit, is that a correct statement? That would mean, a carbon tax would not generate much in the way of revene, if that statement is correct. Personally, I like the idea, (take what you need, use what you take, pay for your consumption). I also think, big business would be more creative with what they take , so as to improve the bottom line.

If you create the pollution, cleaning it up should be part of production costs. This would give more advantages to pollution-free solutions to creating the same amount of energy. The EPA is based on this principle.