Rex Tillerson is on board with a carbon tax, so why aren’t climate activists?
“In the public imagination, concern for the environment has become virtually synonymous with calls for increased government regulation,” writes Todd Myers, director of the Washington Policy Center’s Center for the Environment and an associate fellow of the R Street Institute.
There’s a better way.
“Putting a price on pollution is not a panacea. It should be the second option, employed when and where a property rights or voluntary solution is not appropriate,” Myers writes in “A Conservative Approach to Environmental Principles.”