Market-Based Environmentalism and the Free Market
Theyre Not the Same
By Roy E. Cordato
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 2000/01||The Political Economy of Environmental Policy: A Public Choice Approach to Market Instruments|