Opinion: Carbon pricing helps boost economy, clean environment

Mar 30th, 2013 | By | Category: General

Though we should be combating climate change for environmental reasons, it will take a strong economic appeal to move forward. Carbon pricing is being used regionally and internationally and although it is not a cure-all for our economic woes, it offers both environmental stability and economic prosperity. For our environmental and economic health, Connecticut’s representatives should be in the forefront of making aggressive climate change policy a reality.

Corey Creedon, 23, of Litchfield, graduated in May from Bates College with a degree in environmental studies. He is now a Peace Corps volunteer in the environmental conservation sector in Paraguay.

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