Excise taxes and tradable permits are the two most highly touted instruments in environmental policy. These market-based approaches, advocated by professional economists and think-tank policy analysts on both the Left and the Right, are often meant to thwart the outcomes of true free-market activity.
|Other Independent Review articles by Roy E. Cordato|
|Spring 2012||Climate Coup: Global Warmings Invasion of Our Government and Our Lives|
|Fall 2009||Climate Change Policies: Challenging the Activists|
|Winter 2001||The Political Economy of Environmental Policy: A Public Choice Approach to Market Instruments|