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LOWER FUEL PRICES ARE NOT AN ARGUMENT FOR A "CARBON" TAX

Posted 9 January 2015

"As the NPR, WSJ, and Bloomberg articles all make clear, savings from lower fuel costs allow households to spend more on everything from restaurant meals and movies to rent and mortgage payments to education and new cars. Carbon tax proponents claim the only judgment they are making is a technical one about economic efficiency. In fact, they implicitly assert that society will be better off if people have less money to spend on meals, movies, rent, homes, education, and cars." Marlo  Lewis, a US commentator, writes for Global Warming,org a brilliant rebuttal to claims that lower fuel prices justify a "carbon" tax.

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Last Updated ( Thursday, 08 January 2015 )
 
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