A negative Pigou TaxJanuary 15, 2020 Tim WorstallEconomics2 CommentsGavin asks in the comments, can we have a negative Pigou Tax? Sure, we call it a subsidy. previousOncenextThe way out 2 thoughts on “A negative Pigou Tax” Gavin Longmuir January 15, 2020 at 5:41 pm Maybe tongue-in-cheek does not work in this neighborhood? The real point was that — intuitively — there is an optimum level of CO2 in the atmosphere for life on Planet Earth. Perhaps it would be a good idea for governments first to invest in some research to identify that optimum level, instead of assuming that we are already at or above the optimum and therefore need to tax, regulate, & impoverish the peons to cut their CO2 emissions. Pcar January 15, 2020 at 10:25 pm @Gavin Tongue-in-cheek does not work with Mr Worstall on “evil, dangerous, poisonous, life threatening Carbon” Mr Worstall (& MBE) fully signed up to the ficticous AGW/ACC catastrophe claims Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.