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Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 116th Congress

There are various market-based approaches to pricing carbon (e.g. carbon tax, cap and trade, and a clean energy standard). All of these can reduce emissions cost-effectively while driving clean energy innovation. This factsheet compares eight carbon tax and cap-and-dividend proposals …

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Finding our North Star: Congressional carbon-pricing proposals
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Carbon Pricing Proposals in the 115th Congress

Carbon pricing offers a cost-effective way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Ten states are already pricing carbon, and a number of states are considering similar action. This fact sheet summarizes and compares nine carbon pricing proposals introduced in the 115th …

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City-level Climate Leadership in Boulder: The Climate Action Plan Tax

Cities across the United States are using a range of policy options to achieve their climate mitigation goals. One example is Boulder, Colorado, which has a long history of taking climate action, and is using a market-based approach to both …

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Pricing carbon – What are the options?
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A Carbon Tax in Broader U.S. Fiscal Reform: Design and Distributional Issues

This report examines the issues and options for designing a carbon tax in the United States. Reviewing the rationales for a carbon tax in the context of broader fiscal reform, it explores design issues, environmental benefits and the options for …

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Small steps now, or big solutions? Both.
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Options and Considerations for a Federal Carbon Tax

Greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced most cost-effectively through market-based approaches that put a price on carbon. The two most commonly discussed approaches are a cap-and-trade system and a carbon tax. By establishing a price for greenhouse gas emissions, either …

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Capturing CO2 Emissions to Produce Domestic Oil: NEORI and CO2-EOR’s Unique Solution
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Cap and Trade vs. Taxes

  Cap and trade and a carbon tax are two distinct policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  Each approach has its vocal supporters.  Those in favor of cap and trade argue that it is the only approach that …

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