How to Win a Carbon Tax Fight

This week's IPCC report underlines the case for a carbon tax. Canada shows why that's so hard.
Stephane Dion's "Green Shift" wasn't so successful. Photographer: Rogerio Barbosa/AFP/Getty Images

In a perfect world, this week's report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change would spark renewed interest in a U.S. carbon tax -- rather than just renewed hand-wringing over the unwillingness of U.S. politicians to push such a tax.

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