Carbon Dividends: A Consensus Climate Solution

Can a transformative solution built on the conservative principles of free markets and limited government save the planet? Now that the United States is backing out of the Paris climate accord, many believe that any significant reduction to greenhouse gas emissions must be led by the business community. Can such a business-led effort to promote carbon dividends — carbon taxes whose revenues are rebated to citizens — pave the way for a much-needed bipartisan climate breakthrough?

Festival: 2017

Watch and Listen: Environment

What if your country was swallowed by the sea? The Pacific island nation of Kiribati (population 100,000) is one of the... See more
Thirty-two million gallons of mercury are trapped under the immense ice sheets in the Arctic Circle. As the Earth warms... See more
What is the role of design in addressing climate change and social fragmentation? Landscape architect Kate Orff of... See more
Federal funds could not be used to pay for sugar-sweetened beverages under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance... See more
The past two years have been the hottest ever recorded on Earth. Hundreds of gigatonnes of ice have been lost in... See more
Energy savings deliver more global energy services than oil. Yet across sectors, like building, mobility, and industry... See more

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