Has Democrats’ “Green New Deal” Killed the Carbon Tax?

Much ink has been spilled over the last week on the absurdity of Democrats’ “Green New Deal.” Although it’s tempting to dive into the proposal’s specifics — especially since this legislation has been cosponsored by a number of 2020 Democrat candidates including Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren, and, presumably, Bernie Sanders — I won’t bore readers with the recap as there is no use beating a dead horse (even if it would reduce methane emissions from farming as mandated by the Green New Deal). Instead, I would like to focus on one aspect of the Green New Deal