Fair Tax Systems Are Vital for Strong Climate Action

This article is currently an exclusive opinion post on The Hill.

Fast on the heels of the Leaders’ Summit on Climate hosted by the United States last week, the Biden administration will start working in earnest to advance its American Jobs Plan in Congress. Infrastructure investments aimed at combating climate change are at the center of the plan designed to spur emissions-reducing actions, generate economic growth and create jobs.

But there is also another critical dimension to the administration’s initiative — significant revisions to the tax code to increase corporate tax payments. While few are connecting tax fairness to combating climate change, making headway on this tax reform agenda is in fact a critical part of the puzzle for mobilizing action to tackle climate change…

Read the full op-ed published in The Hill here.