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A Progressive Carbon Tax Will Fight Climate Change and Stimulate the Economy


Environment  (tags: climate-change, healthconditions, weather, energy, environment, pollution, politics, world, nature, government, destruction )

Carrie
- 1458 days ago - americanprogress.org
Superstorm Sandy. Massive droughts. Devastating tornadoes. Horrific wildfires. The United States has certainly seen the dramatic weather-related effects of climate change in 2012, and every American has in some way been negatively impacted.



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David C. (242)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 3:56 pm
unfortunately, too many in the USA don't care about the cleanliness of the world or creating jobs...unfortunately, too many of these work in Washington DC........
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 4:11 pm
Thanks.
 

Terry V. (30)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 5:04 pm
Noted, thank you

Global Warming, forgetting home

Eve of Destruction
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Friday December 7, 2012, 9:26 am
sadly noted
 

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Friday December 7, 2012, 12:31 pm
Noted thanks
 

Colleen L. (3)
Friday December 7, 2012, 12:33 pm
Interesting information. Thanks Carrie
 

Past Member (0)
Friday December 7, 2012, 12:58 pm
A progressive tax on all animal products as well as a real education on the truth of the vegetarian organic diet vs the destructive animal-eating diet will do more for Earth Mother than all of these other carbon-focused efforts combined. Once people stop eating and using sentient beings, the natural order will be restored.
 

Marilyn L. (107)
Friday December 7, 2012, 1:00 pm
I am all for a carbon tax in the US.
 

Christeen Anderson (627)
Friday December 7, 2012, 1:11 pm
Thanks for sharing this informative post with us.
 

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Friday December 7, 2012, 6:57 pm
We have a carbon tax in place now in Australia.
 

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Friday December 7, 2012, 8:08 pm
Noted and shared.
 

Dianne D. (490)
Friday December 7, 2012, 8:35 pm
We need to make those that cause the problem pay, but we all know in the end, they will pass the cost to the consumer. That being said, we will all be much healthier if we reduce the carbon in the air.
 

Susanne R. (237)
Friday December 7, 2012, 10:19 pm
Those who create the problem should pay for its cleanup. Why should the government (i.e., the taxpayers) have to pay for the mess left behind by big energy and other large-scale corporate offenders? Maybe if the consequences of their actions hit them where it hurts them most, their profit margin, they'd "clean up" their act.
 

greenplanet e. (155)
Sunday December 9, 2012, 3:32 pm
The big polluters should be taxed.
 
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