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The Foolishness of Climate Tariffs

The Editors of National Review explain the foolishness of climate tariffs.

The C3 Take
  • Limiting free trade hurts the environment and the economy alike.
  • Carbon and climate tariffs increase the costs for consumers, while providing negligible environmental benefits.
  • In order to truly address global climate change we must look to free markets, not tariffs.

“[I]f these tariffs are likely to prove pointless from an environmental point of view, they are even more likely to prove destructive from an economic point of view.”

Read the full article here.

The views and opinions expressed are those of the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of C3.

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