Combating Global Climate Change: Why a Carbon Tax is a Better Response to Global Warming than Cap and Trade

@article{AviYonah2009CombatingGC,
  title={Combating Global Climate Change: Why a Carbon Tax is a Better Response to Global Warming than Cap and Trade},
  author={R. Avi-Yonah and David M. Uhlmann},
  journal={Tax Law: Tax Law & Policy eJournal},
  year={2009}
}
Congress is likely to consider domestic climate change legislation during 2009, with a cap-and-trade system continuing to draw support from the Obama Administration and many leaders in Congress. Yet cap-and-trade regulations would take years for EPA to develop and implement, the desired price signal for carbon dioxide might be difficult to achieve until years later, and administration and enforcement of a comprehensive cap and trade system poses significant challenges. The urgency of the… Expand
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