February 10, 2013
THE PIGOVIAN NOW:
Climate change and the president (Editorial Board, 2/10/13, Washington Post)
Posted by Orrin Judd at February 10, 2013 10:50 AMPutting a slowly rising, significant price on carbon emissions would encourage people to burn less fossil fuel without micromanaging by Congress or the Energy Department. This approach would enlist market forces to green the energy sector. It would also allow for similar policies in other nations to connect with America's, creating a bigger, global market for carbon.