12 May '16, 9am

One way to sell a tax on carbon: Cut other taxes

We need jobs to keep the economy going. We need companies to create those jobs. We don’t need carbon pollution. So why tax the things we need, like jobs, with a payroll tax? Why not tax carbon instead? That, said Nigel Topping, CEO of the We Mean Business Coalition, is one conversation gaining traction and beginning to lead to a consensus about the benefits of carbon pricing. "I talk with a lot of Republicans. They say we need fiscal reform. We should not be taxing things we need,” he said in an interview with GreenBiz during the Climate Action 2016 summit in Washington, D.C. "Why do we tax jobs? Why don’t we tax things we don’t want?" As of May, executives from 1,000 companies have stated they want a price on carbon , agreeing to take actions with the the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition organized by the World Bank. Moreover, according to CDP which tracks corporate sus...

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