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“The Impact” – October 12, 2016

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The entire Oct. 12th episode of “The Impact” is focused on proposals to reduce carbon emissions in Washington State. It features different sides of the debate about Initiative 732, to create the nation’s first direct tax on carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels and reduce taxes in other areas. The show also highlights the Washington Department of Ecology’s new rule to cap greenhouse gas emissions and explores questions about potential overlap. You’ll hear about the rift in the environmental community that has traditional allies at odds over carbon reduction proposals. You’ll also hear analysis from a political consultant and a professor of economics about the implications for the future of climate change policy.

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