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endless october Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-07-09 09:57 AM
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3. best last chance?
we had better pick a solution other than cap and trade, then. because it won't do shit except make carbon traders rich.

build new green infrastructure now. cut all red tape. nukes, solar, wind. built and maintained by taxes, just like the interstate highways.

or, we could spend tons of money buying carbon credits from non-producing nations while China signs the deal and then cheats on it and keeps burning coal anyway. oh, and more of our jobs go there to seal the deal.

fuck that. cap and trade is less than useless. this problem is real, and it requires more than international politics fiddlefucking a new way to enrich themselves while sticking it to all of us.
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  -Copenhagen climate conference opens to dire warnings discocrisco01  Dec-07-09 08:08 AM   #0 
  - The best last chance: UN climate conference opens  discocrisco01   Dec-07-09 09:57 AM   #1 
  - Probably been a good idea to do this in the heat of summer.  MindPilot   Dec-07-09 09:57 AM   #2 
  - best last chance?  endless october   Dec-07-09 09:57 AM   #3 
     - Cap and trade worked to eliminate acid rain  karynnj   Dec-07-09 09:57 AM   #4 
        - we need a solution, not a market based solution.  endless october   Dec-07-09 09:57 AM   #5 
           - We do need Congress to pass it and there is NO way they would  karynnj   Dec-07-09 09:57 AM   #6 
  - Kicked and recommended.  Uncle Joe   Dec-07-09 01:16 PM   #7 
  - Tell you what...I'm in a position to be able to talk to leading climate researchers and..  Triana   Dec-07-09 02:12 PM   #8 
  - any thing that is not binding for china and india is useless  jtylerpittman   Dec-07-09 02:20 PM   #9 
 

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