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→‎Comparison: Fixed advantages listed as disadvantages and vice versa. Corrected some spelling.
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|Taxes||Revenue||Difficulty and controversy involved in setting level of taxes; difficult for authority to raise taxes to the appropriate level due to political and electoral pressure.
 
|Taxes||Revenue||Difficulty and controversy involved in setting level of taxes; difficult for authority to raise taxes to the appropriate level due to political and electoral pressure.
 
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|Markets (e.g. carbon trading)||Potential disadvantage: If allocations are given to existing emitters, that effectively rewards polluters.||Strong motivation of personal gain; efficient allocation of resources.  
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|Markets (e.g. carbon trading)||Strong motivation of personal gain; efficient allocation of resources. ||Potential disadvantage: If allocations are given to existing emitters, that effectively rewards polluters.
 
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|Game ||Potential disadvantage: not taken seriously ||Strong motivation of personal gain; to win. (I can't find it now, but in the mid 1990s Chicago had a 'superhero' would go through people's garbage and if everything was correctly put together (compost, glass, plastic, metal, garbage) then the family would win $500. It was brilliant.
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|Game ||Strong motivation of personal gain; to win. (I can't find it now, but in the mid 1990s Chicago had a 'superhero' would go through people's garbage and if everything was correctly put together (compost, glass, plastic, metal, garbage) then the family would win $500. It was brilliant.||Potential disadvantage: not taken seriously
 
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Note that increased awarness and access to information can help people to make better choices - these are not incentives in themselves, but can make the incentives more effective.
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Note that increased awareness and access to information can help people to make better choices - these are not incentives in themselves, but can make the incentives more effective.
    
==Other suggestions==
 
==Other suggestions==
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