In the United States, partisan politics has overtaken the issue of climate change, which thwarts constructive debate about the problem. Prior to President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, climate expert Ted Halstead presented a policy proposal – a combination of a carbon tax and carbon dividends – that conservatives can support. getAbstract appreciates Halstead’s efforts to put climate change on the Republican agenda.
In this summary, you will learn
- What barriers stand in the way of passing a viable US climate change policy,
- What four tenets encompass a conservative climate change initiative, and
- How this proposal could lead to a global agreement on carbon taxes.
About the Speaker
Climate expert Ted Halstead is the founder and CEO of the Climate Leadership Council.