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Implementing a US Carbon Tax
			: Challenges and Debates

Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates »

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781138825369.071

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with increasing atmospheri...

4. Carbon Taxes to Achieve Emissions Targets: Insights from EMF 24

4. Carbon Taxes to Achieve Emissions Targets: Insights from EMF 24 »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers According to the most recent Energy Modeling Forum (EMF 24), U.S. CO2 emissions are projected to be 2 percent below 2...

5. Macroeconomic Effects of Carbon Taxes

5. Macroeconomic Effects of Carbon Taxes »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers A carbon tax (taken by itself) will likely impose a small but significant long-term drag on the economy....

2. Choosing among Mitigation Instruments: How strong is the case for a US carbon tax?

2. Choosing among Mitigation Instruments: How strong is the case for a US carbon tax? »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers Carbon pricing policies are substantially more effective at reducing energy-related CO2 emissions than most other cli...

7. Offsetting a Carbon Tax’s Burden on Low-Income Households*

7. Offsetting a Carbon Tax’s Burden on Low-Income Households* »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers A carbon tax would raise significant revenues and effectively reduce U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions but may run...

10. The Role of Energy Technology Policy alongside Carbon Pricing

10. The Role of Energy Technology Policy alongside Carbon Pricing »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers In the context of a future carbon tax or market-based trading system, advanced energy technologies offer the opportun...

Conclusion

Conclusion »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with rising atmosph...

1. Carbon Taxes as Part of the Fiscal Solution

1. Carbon Taxes as Part of the Fiscal Solution »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers The United States faces substantial and unsustainable medium- and long-term budget deficits, which will require a com...

8. Carbon Taxes and Corporate Tax Reform

8. Carbon Taxes and Corporate Tax Reform »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers This chapter examines the pros and cons of using a carbon tax to help finance corporate tax reform. We find:...

11. Mixing It Up: Power sector energy and regional and regulatory climate policies in the presence of a carbon tax

11. Mixing It Up: Power sector energy and regional and regulatory climate policies in the presence of a carbon tax »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers A carbon tax creates long-run incentives for innovation and is expected to be the most efficient instrument available...