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Survey Says: 61% Of People Willing To Pay Carbon Tax

Survey Says: 61% Of People Willing To Pay Carbon Tax

The BBC World Service conducted a survey recently that tried to assess how people from all around the world would react to various methods for raising funds for environmental work. Two main things people were asked about were supplemental income taxes for environmental cleanup or a carbon tax [www.sundance.tv] on the use of energy. Less…

Gadgets That Can Save You Money

Gadgets That Can Save You Money

As we saw yesterday [www.sundance.tv], you can save mega-bucks with some simple behavior changes that benefit the planet, too; using carpooling to illustrate this point is just one of many examples. Changing behaviors is great, but can ultimately be pretty difficult, especially quickly. While TreeHugger doesn’t advocate for shopping our way to sustainability, we do…