Roosevelt Institute | Cornell University

Reduction not Remorse

By Puneet Brar Published November 10, 2015

United States is the second largest emitter of carbon dioxide in the world, only recently preceded by China, without even accounting for the carbon that is emitted due to offshore production of our consumer goods. Various fragmented polices have been enacted to reduce carbon emissions; however, they have all reported only limited success. Implementing a universal carbon tax will be extremely beneficial and be a lot more simplified than implementing other forms of carbon reduction policies.