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Will carbon taxes save the world?

Governments seem to believe that taxation will save the environment but all to often the revenue collected is not used on research into clean energy programs, so what are the advantages or disadvantages of energy taxation?

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Sid Kemp (SidKemp) says

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Mitch Alan says

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    Sid Kemp (SidKemp) 3 years ago

    Mitch, you see part of the problem quite well. Taxes are social engineering. But they can work well. State taxes on gasoline to maintain & improve roads are a good example, and the quality of roads is related to the size of the tax.