Host Daniel Raimi talks with Gilbert Metcalf, the John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service, a Professor of Economics, and Graduate Program Director at Tufts University's Department of Economics. They discuss his new book, "Paying for Pollution: Why a Carbon Tax is Good for America," why he thinks that a carbon tax is the smartest way to deal with the problem of climate change, and his views on why it's preferable to other policy approaches.
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References and recommendations made by Gilbert Metcalf
- The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
- Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold
- Paying for Pollution: Why a Carbon Tax is Good for America by Gilbert Metcalf
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