‘Anything That Moves the Ball Forward.’ Some Green New Deal Supporters Back Carbon Tax, Too


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How should we fight climate change? The most progressive Democrats say the answer is something like the Green New Deal, a massive government program aimed at reorienting American society. A more traditionally conservative answer is something like a carbon tax, making greenhouse gases more expensive and letting the market sort it out. But for some Democrats, either one — or even better, both — will do. A recent proposal for a carbon tax by Democratic Rep.

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