Rabe suggests carbon tax less vulnerable to court challenge than other climate initiatives

October 22, 2020 Inside EPA/Climate

“We are going to have to be thinking of any bill, can it pass constitutional muster,” Rabe said during an October 15 Brookings Institution event. According to the Inside EPA/Climate article, he suggested tax policies are relatively impervious to court scrutiny and argued a carbon tax is less vulnerable in court than other possible climate initiatives.

“Governments can tax, governments can spend . . . courts really don’t go there,” Rabe added.

Read the full Inside EPA/Climate article here.