Economists Have A One-Page Solution To Climate Change
June 28, 2013
A global problems that seems intractable.
Climate change seems like this complicated problem with a million pieces.
But Henry Jacoby, an economist at MIT’s business school, says there’s really just one thing you need to do to solve the problem: Tax carbon emissions.
As with any fix for climate change, a carbon tax would hit some people harder than others.
People with long commutes would pay more.
People who work in coal mines could lose their jobs.
Carbon Tax and Energy Rates