So, temperatures have been flat for the last decade. The science supporting the idea of anthropogenic global warming is becoming more suspect. Neither China nor India has any interest in reducing their carbon emissions. So, now is the time to cripple ourselves economically to make ourselves feel good about cutting carbon emissions even though it will have almost no effect. I must be missing something. Why, again, is this imperative? Why is this not a regressive tax?
I loved this take on it by The Tax Foundation: