Carbon Cents. Carbon Emissions Policy Could Save Billions of Dollars

August 25, 2014 5:33 PM

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Saving in multiple areas for spending in one. That is conclusion of a new MIT study on cutting carbon emissions. The costs of reducing our global carbon footprint would be dwarfed in savings related to health care spending and other costs associated with pollution.

Research is showing that cutting carbon emissions would essentially pay for itself. That makes for a great sound bite, but the reality is that they are vastly different industries. Our energy companies are not health insurers or vice versa. The costs put on one would translate into savings for anoth...

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