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Rolling back Trump’s methane rules isn’t enough: We need a methane tax to buy time to decarbonize

Jim Krane | Mark Agerton

Rolling back Trump’s methane rules isn’t enough: We need a methane tax to buy time to decarbonize.

By Mark Agerton, Ben Gilbert, and Jim Krane

Methane emissions are both "extraordinarily bad" and "easy to fix," so why not address them now? A federal tax of $1,500 per metric ton emitted could curb and counter the impact of U.S. methane emissions, argues the latest post on the Baker Institute Blog

This article originally appeared in the Forbes blog on July 12, 2021.