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Could a carbon tax work for Oregon’s economy?

The Northwest Economic Research Center’s new report, “Carbon Tax and Shift: How to Make It Work for Oregon’s Economy” reveals that a statewide carbon tax and shift policy could generate annual revenues of $1 billion or more for Oregon while also shrinking income and business taxes and significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

British Columbia enacted a similar tax in 2008, hear from a top official about economic and environmental results.

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Why Getting to 2100? The next century will be a test: can humans use their intelligence and foresight to successfully transition from our consumption-fueled economy to one that balances the needs of humans with the Earth’s available resources. Getting to 2100 aims to be a forum for sharing of good ideas and good works. Got a good example or a new idea? Share it with the world!

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