Create Jobs by Taxing Carbon

I recently posted the most recent column by Tim Harford (one of my favorite economics writers) on my facebook page. While the piece is actually a critical analysis on how behavioral economics is used (and misused) to inform public policy, I received a few comments on the implications of the quote I posted to introduce the piece (that taxing carbon consumption is a good idea). Allow me to comment on the implication that taxing carbon consumption is actually a good idea.

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