HKS Affiliated Authors

Teresa and John Heinz Professor of the Practice of Environmental Policy


The Case for a U.S. Carbon Tax. Joseph Aldy, February, 2013, Opinion (starts on p.13). "Every aspect of economic activity affects greenhouse gas emissions and, hence, the global climate. Since individualsand businesses bear virtually no cost for emitting greenhouse gasses in the absence of public policy, and thus have no incentive to reduce these emissions, the government has a strong case for climate change policy..." Link verified June 19, 2014