Above The Noise

Is a Carbon Tax the Best Way to Slow Climate Change?

Season 3 Episode 5 | 5m 14s  | Video has closed captioning.

The 2018 UN report shows that climate change is happening a lot faster than scientists originally predicted. As a result, there’s a renewed interest in carbon taxes as a way to slow the effects of climate change. The problem is, it’s not always a popular solution as opponents argue it would unfairly hurt the poor- as we’ve seen play out in France lately with the Yellow Vest protests.

Aired: 12/21/18

Rating: NR


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Above The Noise is a local public television program presented by KQED.