Actor:Economics professor Tyler Cowen, of George Mason University, supports a carbon tax
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Support for a carbon tax
- (Cowen’s "Economic Idea #4 that voters need to hear"): Phase out all forms of capital income taxation, including the corporate income tax, and replace them with a carbon tax, including a gasoline tax. "Savings and investment boost economic growth, but when it comes to energy, global warming threatens as a major problem and our dependence on Middle Eastern oil damages our foreign policy."