Carbon tax research gives hope in fight against climate change

From VTcynic. com   November 16, 2018

Image curtesy of the New College of Florida's website (August 21, 2018; Photo by Casey Brooke Lawson)
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Image courtesy of the New College of Florida’s website (August 21, 2018; Photo by Casey Brooke Lawson)

There is hope for a solution for climate change and wealth inequality; such a solution was presented at a Nov. 9 talk in LaFayette Hall.

Entitled “The Impact of Carbon Tax on Inequality in the United States,” the presentation by Mark Paul, an associate professor at the New College of Florida, explained his research on how a carbon tax with a dividend could address those issues.

Read the article here.


Located in Sarasota, New College of Florida has educated intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement since its founding in 1960. As the State of Florida’s designated honors college, New College provides an exceptional education that transforms students’ intellectual curiosity into personal accomplishment. The 110-acre campus on Sarasota Bay is home to more than 700 students and 80 full-time faculty engaged in interdisciplinary research and collaborative learning. New College offers nearly 40 areas of concentration for undergraduates and a master’s degree program in Data Science.

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