07.12.2019

AOC's Green New Deal would boost gas tax $10-$13, 'destroy economy'

The Social Cost of Carbon and Carbon Taxes ‘Pick a number, any number’ Monday at a noon to 1:30 p.m. event in Room 385 of the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill. Rossiter said that such a high tax “would destroy the economy” and ignore the benefits of carbon in the atmosphere, a key argument of the CO2 Coalition. Their report also said that the Social Cost of Carbon calculation is so broad that it can be easily manipulated. It also looks out over 280 years to judge the impact of continued carbon use, which the authors said is silly and impossible to predict. This article appeared on the Washington Examiner website at https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/aocs-green-new-deal-would-boost-gas-tax-10-13-destroy-economy]]>

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