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Popp quoted in Washington Post article on taxing carbon

June 10, 2019

The Washington Post

David Popp

David Popp

David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs and Caroline Rapking Faculty Scholar in Public Administration and Policy, was interviewed for the Washington Post article "Everyone’s got a climate plan. So where’s the carbon tax?" Elizabeth Warren analogizes her own plan, which includes a $1.5 trillion federal procurement commitment, to the industrial policy America previously undertook for the space race and our mobilization against Nazi aggression. But in both of those historical comparisons, "The goal wasn’t to create a commercial product," says Popp. "The government was the consumer." 06/10/19

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