Tag Archives: Carbon tax

Economics and Values

Michael Tobis has a post in which he argues that what we are doing to the climate will persist for many generations and, consequently, that it is immoral to continue what were’e doing and that we should address this as … Continue reading

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Emission pathways

I’m always a little concerned about writing about economics/policy, because I don’t have any specific expertise and find myself easily confused. However, I thought I would briefly discuss a figure that Glen Peters posted on Twitter (he also, kindly, clarified … Continue reading

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Why are carbon taxes so low?

I came across a post by Joseph Heath, called why are carbon taxes so low (H/T Willard). I found it very interesting, because it clarified (for me, at least) why some people probably hold the views that they do. I … Continue reading

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Myles Allen’s proposal to bury the carbon problem

A guest post by Rachel ———————————— Because Wotts is very busy at the moment and because I’m quite keen for a post about Myles Allen’s proposal to bury carbon and because Wotts, I think, has quite different views to me … Continue reading

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50 times more expensive! Don’t make me laugh!

I wasn’t going to discuss Topher Field’s 50-to-1 project as the premise is rather ridiculous and I don’t really want to give it any undue publicity. However, it sometimes seems better to at least try and address such things so … Continue reading

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