How to Get Rich and Combat Global Warming - Reason.com
[Steve Chapman] A carbon tax, done the right way, is the closest thing you can get to a panacea. Refusing to enact it is like throwing out a winning lottery ticket.CO2 Science
Gen. Philip Sheridan, if he were alive today, would have even more reason for his stated preference: "If I owned hell and Texas, I'd rent out Texas and live in hell." [So it so hot in Texas in May 1865? Why?] Before long, he might prefer the fiery pit to all sorts of places that once had congenial climes.
...A carbon tax, by contrast, would discourage something we don't want: harmful emissions that linger in the atmosphere for centuries.
...He finds that the RT [residence time] for bulk atmospheric CO2, the molecule 12CO2, is ~5 years, in good agreement with other cited sources (Segalstad, 1998), while the RT for the trace molecule 14CO2 is ~16 years.