Environment

Get Wonky: Can Georgia Tax Carbon? [Re-run]

There’s an idea I’ve been kicking around for a while. It’s not a new idea, and it’s not really mine: a carbon tax. What’s not to love? You save the environment, incentivise investment in clean energy, and provide the backbone for a Universal Basic Income or Citizen’s Dividend. Briefly: I’ve been informed by reputable people […]

Tragedy of the Commons

  Last week, I wrote that, “The Georgia Wonk doesn’t have that much faith in human decision-making abilities. We point to the ‘Tragedy of the Commons,’ the economic theory that states that individuals making rational decisions to pursue their own self-interests… Read More ›