Blowing smoke: What the Wall Street Journal got wrong about CLC’s carbon dividends plan

Steve Valk

A few weeks after the Climate Leadership Council released “The Conservative Case for Carbon Dividends,” the Wall Street Journal published a scathing editorial denouncing the plan. Since the Journal is one of the most influential papers in the nation, particularly among Republicans, it’s worth taking a closer look at the editorial. Dr. Peter Joseph, group leader for the Marin County chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, offers a point-by-point response. His views expressed here are not necessarily those of Citizens’ Climate Lobby or Citizens’ Climate Education.

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