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Friday, April 20, 2007

Be frugal to be green III

Kitchen Linker has pointed out a couple times that being frugal roughly equals being green. The San Francisco Chronicle has a nice summary of how being frugal sometimes directly equals being green. Read and implement!

Monday, April 16, 2007

We can do better than Sunstein predicts

Cass Sunstein predicts a cap-and-trade program in the U.S. within five years:
I am predicting, then, that the United States will adopt a domestic program that imposes significant domestic costs for insignificant domestic gains.

Kitchen Linker says that we could adopt a domestic program with significant domestic cost reduction instead -- a carbon tax with a corresponding reduction in anti-growth income or payroll taxes.

Monday, April 09, 2007

Ronald Bailey: "carbon taxes is the way to go"

Ronald Bailey writes about To Spur Energy Innovation,Tax Carbon, Says Newsweek Editor Zakaria. Bailey's conclusion:
Just a heads up--I have done a lot of reporting and just completed an article for The American on carbon markets versus carbon taxes. As a generally market-friendly guy, I've nevertheless concluded that carbon taxes is the way to go. I will link to the article when it appears this summer.

It must be really lonely over at the NoPigou Club.