The Solution

A breakthrough in policy design.
 
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TED Talk: "All sides can win"

~ Ted Halstead, CEO of the Climate Leadership Council

 
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The Four Pillars of Carbon Dividends


 

I. A Gradually Increasing Carbon Tax

You pollute, you pay.

 

 

II. Carbon Dividends For All Americans

Cutting you a check to tackle the climate threat.

 

 

III. A Global Domino Effect

Put America in the driver's seat of global climate policy.

 

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IV. Regulatory Simplification

Get the price right and government out of the way.

 

 

 
 
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Solution Endorsed by editorial boards:

 
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PLan Co-Authors

 

James A. Baker III

Chief of Staff, President Reagan

Secretary of State, President George H.W. Bush

Secretary of Treasury, President Reagan

 

Martin Feldstein

Chairman of President Reagan's Council of Economic Advisers

Professor of Economics, Harvard University

 

Henry M. Paulson Jr.

Secretary of Treasury, President George W. Bush

Fmr. CEO and Chairman, Goldman Sachs

 

Thomas Stephenson

Fmr. Ambassador to Portugal, President George W. Bush

Partner, Sequoia Capitol

George P. Shultz

Secretary of State, President Reagan

Secretary of Treasury, President Nixon

Secretary of Labor, President Nixon

 

N. Gregory Mankiw

Chairman of President George W. Bush's Council of Economic Advisers

Professor of Economics, Harvard University

 

Rob Walton

Fmr. Chairman, Walmart

Chairman of Executive Committee, Conservation International

 

Ted Halstead

Chairman and CEO, Climate Leadership Council 

Founder and Fmr. President, New America

 

 
 
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More Information

S4CD and its Co-Founders endorse only the general four pillars.

 

For more info about the proposed details, check out the Climate Leadership Council.