"It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at a higher standard of living than any have ever known. It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary. War is obsolete. It is a matter of converting our high technology from WEAPONRY to LIVINGRY."
- Buckminster Fuller (h/t Suzy Waldman)

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Nice Carbon Proposal

Via Dot Earth via On the Commons by Peter Barnes, a way to both carbon taxes and cap-and-trade that's less difficult to swallow than either of them alone.



David B. Benson said...

What a refreshingly progressive plan!

EliRabett said...

I think the problem with this is that like Kyoto it will get bargained down to zero. What is needed is a plan that those who want to make progress can institute in a way that it becomes advantageous for the foot draggers to join