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What the North Needs

In Uncategorized on 11/12/2009 at 11:35 am

(Daniel Hertzberg)

December 7, 2009

Op-Ed Contributor

Cap and Fade

By JAMES HANSEN

AT the international climate talks in Copenhagen, President Obama is expected to announce that the United States wants to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to about 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020 and 83 percent by 2050. But at the heart of his plan is cap and trade, a market-based approach that has been widely praised but does little to slow global warming or reduce our dependence on fossil fuels. It merely allows polluters and Wall Street traders to fleece the public out of billions of dollars. Read the rest of this entry »

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