Eric Boehm on Reason explains how adding more tariffs won’t solve climate change or end pollution.
- A tariff on goods from high carbon-emitting countries would drive up costs on consumers, while providing very few environmental benefits.
- Free trade benefits consumers and the environment by accelerating the deployment of clean technologies amongst different nations.
- Rather than increasing regulations, policymakers should look to free markets to lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Read the full article here.