Carbon Pricing


, Politico
Conservatives get head start molding Republican climate message
Media Coverage

From Politico:
So far, those conservative groups are out in front. A number of groups on the so-called eco-right that has called for policies to address the changing climate — including the…

How Not to Grow Government
Josiah Neeley

While I was out enjoying a good old fashioned Texas Christmas, Dan Mitchell of the Cato Institute wrote a thoughtful critique of some of my recent articles on the carbon tax that I think warrants a…

R Street Institute policy paper: A carbon tax, but at what price?
Ann Phelan

WASHINGTON (Dec. 12) – A carbon tax has rightly been called a “textbook” response to climate change, and economists from across the political spectrum have endorsed it as the most efficient…

A carbon tax, but at what price?
Josiah Neeley

“While there can be legitimate disagreements over what an appropriate carbon price should be, this is not an argument against having a carbon tax in the first place. If we are not sure, for example,…

, The Hill
The truth about government spending and the carbon tax
Josiah Neeley & William Murray

Since World War II, Congress has passed and presidents have signed more than 30 major changes to the tax code. These changes have had a dramatic impact on the U.S. economy and, one would expect, on…

, RealClearPolicy
To Cut Emissions, DC Council Should Reconsider Carbon Tax
William Murray

Earlier this year, the District of Columbia City Council came close to passing a carbon pricing plan that would have turned the District into a world leader in curtailing climate emissions. At the…

R Street policy paper: Would a revenue-neutral carbon tax lead to bigger government?
Ann Phelan

Washington (October 12) – A carbon tax is widely acknowledged as one of the most economically efficient means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Aside from such environmental benefits, a carbon…

Would a revenue-neutral carbon tax lead to bigger government?
Josiah Neeley

“Unlike revenue from income, sales or property taxes, which tends to increase over time even at a constant tax rate, revenue from a carbon tax is likely to remain stable or fall gradually as…

, Patriot Post
A Republican carbon tax?
Media Coverage

From The Patriot Post:
Supporters of Curbelo’s bill gloss over these points to drum up interest. Josiah Neeley, energy policy director of the R Street Institute, points out that the tax swap…

, Red, Green, and Blue
Global Climate Action Summit starts Weds Sept 12 in San Francisco
Media Coverage

From Red, Green, and Blue:
In total, the Forum will present over 20 speakers, including Congressman Carlos Curbelo (R-FL); Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI); Helen Mountford, Director of Economics, World…