People keep emailing me this Wall Street Journal piece on the debate between carbon tax and cap-and-trade, but as far as I can tell there’s nothing new in it. This is well-trod ground on sites like Grist. The one interesting thing about it is this graphic:

cost of capping carbon

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For reasons Sean has welldescribed, I don’t believe these kinds of figures. They are undergirded by tons of arguable assumptions.

More to the point: as long as every story about fighting climate change is about the high cost to the average voter, we are politically f*cked.

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