Carbon Import Fees and the WTO
The speed of climate and trade policy development is intensifying as carbon import fees gain supporters. Many have asked if these new policies would... Read More
The Case for Climate and Trade
As major developed economies continue to decarbonize at home, they import huge amounts of carbon in the form of goods manufactured in carbon-intensive countries... Read More
Meeting the Climate Challenge
The United States has a window of opportunity to act decisively on climate and ensure a livable planet for future generations. The international community... Read More
NERA Economics Impact Report
This study by NERA Economics Consulting compares the carbon dividends plan to a set of regulatory policies designed to achieve the same emissions reductions. Read More
Thunder Said Energy
According to a new analysis by Thunder Said Energy, the Council’s carbon dividends plan would unlock $1.4 trillion in new U.S. capital investment, create 1.6 million jobs, reduce U.S. carbon emissions by 57% by 2035 and enhance American competitiveness. Read More
The Pricing Advantage
George P. Shultz and Ted Halstead outline12 reasons a national carbon fee is the most cost-effective, environmentally ambitious and politically viable climate solution. Read More
Exceeding Paris
This report shows how the Council’s carbon dividends plan would produce emissions reductions three times greater than the Obama administration’s policies would have, exceeding the U.S. commitment in the Paris Climate Agreement. Read More
Luntz Poll: May 2019
Luntz Global national poll finds 4-1 overall support for the Baker-Shultz Carbon Dividends Plan, including 75% support from Republicans under 40.Published: May, 2019 See... Read More
The Dividend Advantage
George P. Shultz and Ted Halstead outline the top ten reasons why rebating all carbon fee revenues directly to the American people is the most popular, equitable and politically viable climate solution. Read More
Hill+Knowlton Poll: September 2018
Hill+Knowlton poll shows 2-1 support overall for the Baker-Shultz Plan, including 4-1 support among Millennials, soon to be the largest voting cohort.Published: September 2018... Read More
RFF Modeling
According to this modeling by Resources for the Future, the Council’s carbon dividends plan would achieve 50% U.S. CO2 reduction below 2005 levels by 2035. Read More
Unlocking the Climate Puzzle
Ted Halstead explains why we are failing to reduce emissions in time, and how a carbon dividends plan could overcome the psychological, economic and political barriers to climate action. Read More
Treasury Analysis
This analysis by the Treasury Department shows carbon dividends will enhance family incomes for the average household in seven out of ten income brackets. Read More

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