Carbon taxes?

what are carbon taxes

What do you think of this? http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2008/01/07/climate-report.html A study initiated by the Conservative government, but quickly rejected by that Conservative government as soon as the results of that study are in. Just think it can pay for programs like this, something that tax dollar are. show more What do you think of this?

A study initiated by the Conservative government, but quickly rejected by that Conservative government as soon as the results of that study are in.

Just think it can pay for programs like this, something that tax dollar are already paying for.

http://www.tc.gc.ca/programs/environment. It would be like somebody who buys fuel for his gas hog SUV and helps to pay for your efficient vehicle. Nice!

Or maybe a carbon tax on air travel would be a good idea if it paid for upgrading the rail system leading to a reduction the price of a train ticket? Nice!

Thoughts?

Update: Agent Zer0 why

not take the train?

Update 2: beej_1863, it's not a way to raise taxes, it's a way to make those who do the damage pay for that damage. Do you like paying taxes to clean up graffiti? Of course not, I’m sure you rather the person who put the graffiti on the wall paid for the damage. So those who do the most damage to the atmosphere. show more beej_1863, it's not a way to raise taxes, it's a way to make those who do the damage pay for that damage. Do you like paying taxes to clean up graffiti? Of course not, I’m sure you rather the person who put the graffiti on the wall paid for the damage. So those who do the most damage to the atmosphere should pay for it. If done correctly, the government would make no money off of a carbon tax because it would be diverted to cleaner and more efficient technologies.

Source: answers.yahoo.com

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