US carbon tax seen as more effective due to dropping electricity prices -study

Published 18:11 on July 11, 2018  /  Last updated at 18:11 on July 11, 2018  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

A nationwide carbon tax on the US electricity sector would yield more emissions reductions and fewer ratepayer impacts than previously thought thanks to falling prices for renewables and natural gas, according to an environmental think-tank.

A nationwide carbon tax on the US electricity sector would yield more emissions reductions and fewer ratepayer impacts than previously thought thanks to falling prices for renewables and natural gas, according to an environmental think-tank.

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