OCA is sponsoring several events centered around the effort to enact a revenue-neutral tax swap which will tax “bads” (fossil fuels) instead of “goods” (sales, business activities, and working families):
July 30, 1:05 PM: KONP Radio 1450’s (and FM 101.7) Todd Ortloff will interview Yoram Bauman about climate change, pricing carbon, and the I-732 CarbonWA initiative.
Aug. 2, 6:30-8:30: “Climate Change–It’s No Joke: An Evening of Fun, Fossil-Fuel Fungibility, and Fundraising with Yoram Bauman.” Yoram (yur-AHM), the world’s only stand-up Ph.D. economist and principal author of I-732, will explain in a light-hearted way why economics is so basically funny and why I-732 is so important to our future and our community. Refreshments, socializing, Q&A, signature-gatherer signups, and unabashed fundraising will also roll out. Elwha Klallam Heritage Center. Doors open at 6:30 for refreshments and socializing, then Yoram will step up to the plate at 7–and we don’t mean the dessert plate! Poster
Aug. 3, 12-1: Yoram will speak to the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce on “Why a Carbon Tax Will Be Good for Our Community: Let Us Count the Ways.” Red Lion Hotel, upstairs banquet room. Lunch $15, drinks-only $3.