Click on image for a video about Carbon Taxes in Ireland.
Here is the entire article in the New York Times about what Ireland is doing with carbon taxes: The hated idea of taxes doing some good for the environment.
From the Union of Concerned Scientists,
Half the Oil: A Plan to Cut Projected U.S. Oil Use in Half in 20 Years
We have the practical solutions at hand to protect consumers, the climate, and our environment from the growing costs of our oil use.
How? It all comes down to one simple fact:
Using less is the real oil solution.
By cutting our projected oil use in half, we can save money, create jobs, protect our health, lower global warming emissions, and establish America as a global leader in transportation technology.
We can do it! And we can do it over the next 20 years with improved fuel efficiency and innovative alternatives to oil. The Half the Oil Plan shows how.
Join the campaign today — and together we'll move the country forward toward a Half the Oil future.
Watch the video by clicking here.