Posts Tagged ‘carbon tax’

  • As a Pigovian tax, the carbon tax generates good behavior and revenue but is controversial.

    Could You Like a Carbon Tax?

    Jun 18, 14 • 481 Views • No Comments

    Our Wednesday environment focus Here is my “To Do” list for reducing carbon emissions: Buy a Prius. Install solar panels. Take the train to NYC. Lower my thermostat to 60 degrees during the winter. Raise my AC thermostat to 78 during the summer....  [read more]

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    Environmental “Nudges”

    Sep 20, 11 • 243 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes a nudge is not enough. According to science writer Jonah Lehrer, society has to do more than “nudge” us when it wants to change our behavior. When Sacramento, California wanted to diminish energy usage by showing customers what their...  [read more]