Carbon tax or Green New Deal?

Published in Columbus Dispatch, March 15, 2019 by Brent Sohngen Ohioans are about to get another taste of carbon taxes if legislators approve some amount of a gasoline-tax increase as proposed by Gov. Mike DeWine. The legislature will never call…

Carbon Taxes?

Well, Tim, I would agree that a national carbon tax would be a good addition to our set of climate policy tools, but let’s be realistic about what it will accomplish.  A carbon tax of $50 per ton CO2 amounts…

The Challenge of Climate Change

Posted by Brent Sohngen (sohngen.1@osu.edu) The science of climate change is settled, so the scientists have told us. Recent reports from the United Nations and the U.S. government have told us the human signature is written all over the floods,…

Common Sense on P Pollution

Post by Brent Sohngen (Sohngen.1@osu.edu) Gov. John Kasich recently fired his director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture over concerns about water quality. One of the things the former director, David Daniels, said to The Dispatch in a recent article…

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