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For Climate Interventionists, New Taxes are Only the Beginning | Mises Institute

Posted by M. C. Fox on December 6, 2018

Say what you will about the climate policy discussions at Vox, but they don’t mince words. They come right out and tell you how much they want to micromanage every last detail of your life. 

https://mises.org/power-market/climate-interventionists-new-taxes-are-only-beginning

Robert P. Murphy

Among other results, this peek into the interventionist mentality should serve as a wake-up call for the few writers who keep charmingly calling on libertarians and conservatives to strike a carbon tax deal with progressive leftists. As the Roberts/Harvey discussion says quite plainly, a carbon tax is just one arrow in the quiver of those championing aggressive government intervention to slow climate change.

A Carbon Tax Is Not Enough

Let me validate the carbon tax claim first. Here’s the key exchange from the Vox interview: Read the rest of this entry »

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