August 30, 2016

TAX WHAT YOU DON'T WANT:

Nobel prize winner tells Clinton: Tax fossil fuels (Heather Long, August 30, 2016, CNN Money)

Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has some advice for Hillary Clinton: Tax fossil fuels.

Stiglitz, who is an adviser to Clinton, says taxing carbon would be the best way to address climate change -- and boost the U.S. economy. [...]

"I think a carbon tax would stimulate the economy," Stiglitz told CNNMoney. He says it would lead many firms to remodel their factories and redesign their supply chains, which would generate jobs and growth.

Posted by at August 30, 2016 7:17 PM

  

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