Could a simple tariff bring the New Green Deal?

Many want a fast transition away from fossil fuels. Are you one of them?Indeed, scientists are calling for it, the new green deal is all about it and the IMF even are talking of it. The question here is how can economists contribute to help make it happen? First question: Can just making fossil fuels more expensive work without economic disruption and disadvantaging the poorest even more than they are now?

The Swedish Sustainable Economy Foundation (TSSEF.se) thinks it can — if you use the power of price in the right way. Their proposal is to…

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