How To Convince Republicans To Support A Carbon Tax

Just 44% of Republicans think there is “solid evidence” of climate change, according to a March Pew poll. Another poll this spring found 58% of Republicans think climate change is a “hoax.”

Yet the R Street Institute, a free-market think tank, hopes to rally conservatives to support a carbon tax as an alternative to regulatory approaches being implemented by the Obama Administration.

Reihan Salam, Senior Fellow at R Street, sat down with me to discuss how you sell a carbon tax to a group of people who don’t like taxes and don’t think the earth is warming.

It’s a tall order. But Reihan has some ideas.

Watch below.

Edited by Justin Gmoser

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