Tackling climate change is the greatest challenge and the greatest economic opportunity of our generation. Massachusetts can reap the benefits of stimulating the clean energy economy while reducing the costs of future climate change impacts. The sooner we act to reduce carbon pollution, the greater the benefit.
Both liberal and conservative economists agree that a price on carbon pollution is the most economically effective way to cut emissions. The Massachusetts legislature is considering a bill, An Act Combating Climate Change, which would place a fee on carbon pollution and return all of the proceeds to residents and businesses.