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Carbon Tax agreed by William Baldwin,

Chuck out all energy legislation, replacing it with a one-sentence statute that levies a tax on carbon emissions.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Steven Novella,

I am increasingly compelled by arguments for a carbon tax.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Herman Daly,

a stiff severance tax on carbon, levied at the well head, mine mouth, or port of entry, would go a long way by both reducing carbon use and giving an incentive for developing alternative carbon-free technologies.
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Carbon Tax agreed by WiIlliam Nordhaus, Professor of economics at Yale University

Actually from an economic point of view, it's a pretty simple problem
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Carbon Tax agreed by Donal Marron,

Putting a price on carbon is the most efficient way to reduce carbon emissions.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Art Laffer, American economist who first gained prominence during the Reagan administration as a member of Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board

A carbon tax would attach the national security and environmental costs to carbon-based fuels like oil, causing the market to recognize the price of these negative externalities.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Irwin Stelzer, Economist, journalist for Sunday Times (London), consultant

No need to compromise on the one solution that almost every economist agrees would be a prudential, efficient way to reduce emissions—a carbon tax.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Nouriel Roubini,

It Is High Time for a Carbon Tax
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Carbon Tax agreed by Robert Shapiro, Chairman of economic advisory firm Sonecon, IMF advisor, former U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce. Bl

The risks of climate change continue to grow. Global, harmonized net carbon taxes could contain those risk s in an economically-efficient and politically-feasible way.
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Carbon Tax agreed by George Shultz, American economist, statesman, and businessman

There has to be a way to level the playing field and cause those forms of energy to bear their true costs. That means putting a price on carbon.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Steven Running, Regents Professor, Forest Ecology, College of Forestry & Conservation at the University of Montana

...We really need to put a carbon tax that represents the impact carbon emissions have on the world.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Robert Reich, American political economist

The single most important thing we can do -- the single solution -- is to put a price on carbon.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Richard Posner,

Stiff taxes will put pressure on the energy industry to achieve technological breakthroughs (such as sequestration of carbon dioxide) that will greatly reduce the use of fossil fuels.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Phil Plait,

A carbon tax will force these companies to look into more efficient renewable energy production, as well they should.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Bill Nye,

So what we want to do is have a 'fee' for carbon dioxide production, and then we will return the fee to the people.
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Advanced artificial intelligence will pose a serious risk to society within the next 50 years agreed by Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder of Facebook and Asana

... As concern grows, Dustin Moskovitz and Cari Tuna’s funding outfit is also paying attention, with several recent grants focused on the risks of AI, including one for $5.5 million.
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Brexit agreed by Dr Liam Fox MP,

Scotland has everything to gain from Brexit… Whether it is security, jobs and trade, fishing and farming, energy or the environment, the greater risk is staying in the EU. Scotland should take this once-in-a-generation chance to vote to leave.
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We already closed the wage gender gap in the US disagreed by The Economist, Weekly magazine-format newspaper

Overall, women earn on average 79% of what men do, but this gap can be almost entirely explained by the fact that men are more likely to do highly paid jobs—not because they are paid more than women doing the same work. In Britain, France and Germany, for example, around 80-90% of executive jobs, and less than two-thirds of clerical jobs, are held by men. Closing the gender pay gap will therefore ... See More
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Carbon Tax agreed by Kenneth Arrow, American economist, writer, Nobel laureate, and political theorist.

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Carbon Tax agreed by Frank Ackerman, Principal Economist, Synapse Energy Economics

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Carbon Tax agreed by Richard Thaler, Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, faculty director

Consider a recent poll of a panel of economists conducted by the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where I teach… [Forty-one] economists in [a poll conducted by the] University of Chicago … were asked whether they agreed with this statement: ‘A tax on the carbon content of fuels would be a less expensive way to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions than would a collection of policies such ... See More
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Carbon Tax agreed by The Economist, News and analysis with a global perspective.

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Carbon Tax agreed by Scientific American, Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the authoritative source for the science discoveries and tec

Low oil and gas prices make this the right time to tax fossil fuels
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Carbon Tax agreed by Luigi Zingales, Economist at the Chicago Booth School of Business

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Carbon Tax agreed by Rex Tillerson, American government official, civil engineer, and former energy executive

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Carbon Tax agreed by Ben van Beurden, CEO, Shell

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Carbon Tax agreed by Charles Wheelan, I teach public policy at Dartmouth. I am the author of Naked Money, Naked Statistics, and other book

Even in the face of uncertainty over the effects of global warming – including whether it is happening at all – the policy we ought to pursue is a no-brainer. We ought to protect ourselves from a potentially catastrophic outcome by curtailing carbon emissions now.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate economist based at Columbia University

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Carbon Tax agreed by Daniel McFadden, American econometrician

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Carbon Tax agreed by Kevin Hassett, resident scholar and director of economic policy studies at the renowned American Enterprise Institute

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Carbon Tax agreed by James Hansen, American adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University

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Carbon Tax agreed by Ted Gayer, Vice President and Director of the Economic Studies program and Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow

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Carbon Tax agreed by Edward Glaeser, American economist

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Carbon Tax agreed by Tyler Cowen, Professor of Economics, George Mason University & author of Average is Over

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Carbon Tax agreed by John H. Cochrane, economist, specializing in financial economics and macroeconomics

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Carbon Tax agreed by Steven Chu,

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Carbon Tax agreed by Noam Chomsky, Linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist

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Carbon Tax agreed by Willem Buiter, Citi's Chief Economist

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Carbon Tax agreed by Bruce Bartlett,

Trump infrastructure and tax plans should include flood control and a carbon tax.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Dean Baker, Macroeconomist and codirector of the Center for Economic and Policy Research

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Carbon Tax disagreed by Donald J. Trump, President of the USA

I will not support or endorse a carbon tax!
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Carbon Tax agreed by Ted Halstead, Author, public speaker and social entrepreneur

It is pro growth, pro competition, pro jobs, deregulatory, and it will help the working-class voters that Trump promised to help.
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Carbon Tax agreed by Jerry Taylor,

The cost of a carbon tax (likely less than 0.8% of GDP) is well south of the expected costs of warming by 2100 (as mentioned earlier, a conservative 3.6% or more of GDP).
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Universal Basic Income agreed by Nicola Sturgeon, First minister of scotland and leader of the scottish national party

As we look ahead to the next decade and beyond, it is an idea that merits deeper consideration. I therefore confirm that the Scottish Government will work with interested local authorities to fund research into the concept and the feasibility of a citizens basic income, to help to inform Parliament’s thinking for the future.
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Climate change is real agreed by Barack Obama, Former President of United States of America

Climate change is the greatest long-term threat facing the world, as well as a danger already manifesting itself as droughts, storms, heat waves and flooding.
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Transgender individuals in the army agreed by Eric Fanning, Army secretary at the end of Obama’s term

How does this impact readiness? How many soldiers are not going to be deployable because of medical care that they’re receiving? And RAND’s analysis ― again, before the accession policy was set with the 18-month stability clause ― was that it would be as low as 29 to as high as 129 service members a year that would require medical, surgical treatment for transitioning. I suspect that number’s goi... See More
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