Citizens' Climate Lobby members Ed Atkinson and Guy Tanner were speakers at a Skeptics in the Pub evening at Elephant and Castle on March 22nd. In "Can we really stop climate change?" potential policy options were outlined by Ed, who argued that a revenue neutral carbon tax such as CCL's Carbon Fee and Dividend would be the most popular and effective mechanism to bring down CO2 emissions. Far simpler than Cap and Trade, it would avoid complicated regulation or hefty subsidies from the tax payer and would help shift fossil fuel lock-in. Read more by Judith Knott...
|A Carbon fee "dividend"|