Stories by Ted Halstead, CEO Climate Leadership Council

It's not a carbon tax

Reports about the debate inside the White House over a carbon tax — apparently inspired by the meeting that James A. Baker III, Martin Feldstein, Gregory Mankiw and I held with Gary Cohn last month — get the terms wrong. Our plan, "The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends," isn't a stand-alone carbon tax, but rather a revenue-neutral, carbon dividends program.