19 May '12, 10pm

Climate Bill Idea? Polled GOP Voters OK Carbon Tax Swap

Comment sections of sites like ours are strewn with the kneejerk response of Republicans when asked to confront and help fix climate change. No! No! Hoax! Lalala! It’s all about tax! Big Government! Conspiracy! UN control! So you might think that a carbon tax to cut greenhouse gas emissions is the last thing that could pass our congress. But deep in a recent poll is a very encouraging response to a question about reducing carbon by a carbon tax, if it is paired with a corresponding reduction in income tax. This shows a new way to get Republicans to share in taking the responsibility needed for developing the climate policy that must be developed to maintain a climate that we can all stand to survive in. So it is a very encouraging result, and one that I hope that policy makers in congress take a careful look at. Zach covered the poll when it came out from Yale last month. ...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/19/climate-bill-idea-pol...

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