The Save Our Climate Act (SOCA) (H.R. 3242) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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The Save Our Climate Act (SOCA)

H.R. 3242: Save Our Climate Act of 2011

Summary: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide by imposing a tax on primary fossil fuels based on their carbon content. (More Info)

The Save Our Climate Act (SOCA) (H.R. 3242) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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Citizens Climate Lobby 3,507 Facebook fans 3,631 Twitter followers

As evidence keeps mounting about the dangerous trajectory of human-induced climate change, it becomes clear that Earth’s natural systems are rapidly approaching tipping points for global

warming. Failure to act now will doom future generations to one cataclysm after another – shortages of food and water, displacement of millions from rising sea levels, more frequent and severe weather disasters, and the breakdown of civil society.

The deal struck at the U.N. climate change conference in Durban, South Africa, in December does not take effect until 2020. Waiting another eight years to start reducing greenhouse gas emissions may well be ...

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River Network 2,287 Facebook fans 1,845 Twitter followers

11/07/2011 -- Two weeks ago, U.S. Congressman Pete Stark introduced the Save Our Climate Act, H.R. 3242, that proposes levying a tax on carbon. This bill is designed to reduce national dependence on foreign oil, drive alternative energy development, mitigate the effects of climate change, and reduce our national deficit.

Congressman Stark's Carbon Tax Bill press release reads:

The Carbon Tax Center estimates that over 10 years, the Save our Climate Act would raise more than $2.6 trillion in revenue and reduce carbon emissions by 25 percent. Over several decades, the legislation will reduce the ...

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