Tag Archives for carbon tax

IER critique of a carbon tax

This IER blog post walks readers through the reasons why they do not support a carbon tax.

13. June 2014 by Jason Hayes
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Do we need a carbon tax?

The good people at the Institute for Energy Research argue, “No, we don’t need a carbon tax.”

17. July 2013 by Jason Hayes
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“Completely close the door on a carbon tax”

Congressman Steve Scalise (R-LA) discusses his thoughts on a carbon tax in a recent Heritage Foundation press conference.

18. April 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Senate votes to reject carbon tax

TheHill.com reported yesterday that a bipartisan group in the Senate rejected the move to impose taxes on industrial carbon emissions. The Senate went on record against imposing taxes on industrial carbon emissions in a pair of symbolic votes Friday, providing … Continue reading

23. March 2013 by Jason Hayes
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NERA/NAM study shows heavy economic impacts of carbon tax

The National Association of Manufacturers have published a new study with NERA Economic Consulting that predicts heavy impacts on an already ailing economy should a federal carbon tax be passed. Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released a study … Continue reading

26. February 2013 by Jason Hayes
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Carbon tax would put the brakes on the economy

A January 8 Heritage Foundation article describes the negative economic and social impacts that would arise if a new carbon tax were imposed. Apart from causing a rapid spike in energy prices, the article notes that a $25 carbon tax … Continue reading

21. January 2013 by Jason Hayes
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