Alex Brill Quoted in Forbes Article on Climate Change Tax Reform
In his Forbes article, Personal Finance Contributor Ted Knutson discussed Tuesday’s Senate Committee on Finance hearing that focused on climate change tax reform. During the hearing, leaders on both sides of the aisle asserted that new clean energy laws should be technology neutral, so that no one industry “wins.” An excerpt from Alex Brill’s testimony was featured in the article, in which Brill voiced support for a carbon tax that would be inherently technology neutral:
“A carbon tax is technology‐neutral and encourages shifts away from carbon‐intensive sources of energy while encouraging energy efficiency and conservation, and research and development in new technologies.”
Read the full article here.