PBS NewsHour

Why some environmentalists don’t support this carbon tax

Clip: 10/20/2016 | 9m 26s

In Washington state, economist Yoram Bauman is leading a campaign to cut carbon emissions by imposing a revenue-neutral carbon tax. Everyone would have to pay, but instead of creating more revenue, existing taxes like the state sales tax would be cut. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports that the opponents and proponents of the measure are not who you might expect.

Aired: 10/20/16

Rating: NR

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