> on the current marginal damage done by carbon dioxide emissions as well as on
> the cost to cleanup. Take the minimum of those two values and just tax the
> emissions at that rate, plus maybe a small percentage markup, right from the start.
The research has been done: http://www.jbs.cam.ac.uk/research/working_papers/2011/wp1109.pdf
It says the US should pay $250/tonne of CO2. I'm sure this would be high enough to change behaviour, but imagine the political system capable of putting this in place. I think subsidising renewables and CCS directly to try to make them cheaper than (unabated) fossil fuels, with a lower carbon tax, is more likely to work.
If I decided to do this, I would need to operate my LAN like every node was bare on the internet. I've got fileservers with guest access (for, you know... houseguests), web services, my invoicing system, and a whole slew of other personal services. The thought of open wifi on the LAN kinda scares me from a security perspective.
Um. My router has a 'guest network' with a separate SSID. Many free-from-your-ISP routers now do. For a tech news website, there are an astonishing lack of tech solutions in the comments here.