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States are pricing carbon. Washington hasn’t followed their lead.

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Support for putting a price on carbon dioxide pollution is steadily spreading — from environmental advocates who have long promoted it and the states already reaping billions of dollars from the idea to the business groups and free-market economists who see it as one of the most cost-effective ways to confront climate change. Everywhere except Washington, D.C. Republican opposition — and Democrats’ reluctance — has kept anything resembling a carbon tax or cap-and-trade system on the sidelines in the capital for more than a decade, with discussions about one of…

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