Kilowatt-hour tax is fairest approach

Rogers, Jim
July 2008
Power;Jul2008, Vol. 152 Issue 7, p108
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's views on the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act (L-W) that proposes reduction of carbon emissions by 60% to 80% by 2050 in the U.S. The author opines that the Act correctly takes an economy-wide approach by capping carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions. According to the author, it would result in unfairly placing the cost of addressing climate change on consumers in the 25 states that depend on coal for more than 50% of their electricity.


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