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Australia’s opposition leader Tony Abbott: “‘Just ask yourself what an emissions trading scheme is all about. It’s a so-called market in the non-delivery of an invisible substance to no one,’ he said, when addressing reporters in Camden, in south-west Sydney, on Monday.” Is British Columbia’s Carbon Tax Good for Household Income? Navius Research says Yes: [...]

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How Conservatives can Take Charge of Climate Change: A letter to Senator Marco Rubio B.C.’s carbon tax is driving down emissions Robert W. Fogel, Nobel-Winning Economist, Dies at 86. See also Preston McAfee’s “American economic growth and the voyage of Columbus”. The Obama climate move that nobody noticed (about SCC, Social Cost of Carbon) Remember [...]

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Climate Attitude Adjustment? New polling, including not-terrible support for a carbon pollution tax. Out and Riding High in Nashville The Odds of Disaster: An Economist’s Warning on Global Warming by Marty Weitzman Inslee signs $8.7 billion transportation budget Northwest Fossil Fuel Exports Malkiel, Burton G. 2013. “Asset Management Fees and the Growth of Finance.” Journal [...]

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CO2 infographic BC audit of carbon-neutral government. See also criticism. And here’s a BC carbon tax proposal infographic. Carbon tax study bill. Here’s the bill itself. And here’s a news article. A Hot Topic: Climate Change Coming To Classrooms How To Fix the Washington Transportation Package by Yoram and Clark Call for Abstracts: Economics of [...]

Everett Herald carbon tax editorial

A great Everett Herald editorial: It’s time for a carbon tax Sightline’s Talking Carbon Taxes, Free-Enterprise Style In transportation news, a modest transportation bill is heading for the Governor’s desk: “Lawmakers are leaving aside for now the more contentious question of a transportation revenue package that would augment the budget. That debate is set to [...]

Everett Herald editorial and other news

It’s time for a carbon tax Fueling Up for the Long Haul: natural gas use in trucking David Crowe: Gasaholic Pollution Is Radically Changing Childhood in China’s Cities In Europe, Paid Permits for Pollution Are Fizzling Three issues to watch in Oregon’s carbon tax debate and A smarter tax for Oregon, by Tom Potiowsky, Northwest [...]

Recipe for cooking the books on carbon taxes

Recipe for cooking the books on carbon taxes

The National Association of Manufacturers just released a scathing report on carbon taxes (the full report was produced—unfortunately—with the assistance of my friends at NERA), but in reality all their analysis shows is that paying down the Federal debt is the poison pill of economic policy: as long as the economy is struggling to recover, [...]

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Carbon cycle graphs: IPCC, NOAA, NASA via GSU. Financial Times editorial: A least-worst tax: A levy on carbon is an idea whose time has come Climate change a top concern for Gov. Inslee An Energy Coup for Japan: ‘Flammable Ice’ Australia’s cotton-wool wrecking ball (carbon tax is doing great!) How to Open Your car2go’s Trunk [...]

Cartoon Macro page notes

Additions or edits welcome! For information about PPTs for use in class, please email me using your school email address. For more information on this book please visit the Volume Two: Cartoon Macro homepage. For more on the companion volume, visit the Volume One: Cartoon Micro homepage, or go direct to the page notes website [...]

Foreign Translations

Foreign Translations

Note: I try to keep this page current, but it’s also possible to find information about foreign translations from Orights.com, which as of Jan 2014 says that Cartoon Micro has been sold in 13 countries and Cartoon Macro has been sold in 8 countries. The Cartoon Introduction to Economics, Volume One: Microeconomics (2010) Cartoon Micro [...]

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