Washington state governor floats $20/tonne carbon tax for energy, transport

Published 01:25 on January 10, 2018  /  Last updated at 22:27 on September 15, 2020  /  Americas, Carbon Taxes, US  /  No Comments

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday released details of his proposed $20/tonne tax on carbon emissions from energy and transport that would raise $3.3 billion over four years, with most of the revenue set to be invested in additional mitigation efforts.

Washington state Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday released details of his proposed $20/tonne tax on carbon emissions from energy and transport that would raise $3.3 billion over four years, with most of the revenue set to be invested in additional mitigation efforts.

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