Climate blog

350.org action to cut greenhouse gases - fast & equitably

Published by Jo on 19 November 2014
We've set up a 350.org action at
Ask the Government to introduce a Carbon Tax and Dividend - as proposed by the Citizens Climate Lobby’s (CCL) in the US: a revenue neutral tax whereby the revenue from a fee placed on fossil fuels, is returned to all households on an equitable basis to shield families from rising energy costs associated with the carbon fee/tax. It's a straightforward, equitable and efficient way rapidly to achieve a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.