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Do you support a "cap and trade" approach to cutting carbon emissions?

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Poll Results: 1,207 votes
44%
I don't know.
 
26%
Yes.
 
25%
No.
 
5%
Other.
 

Learn the A-B-C's of a Cap and Trade policy.




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Michele Brulee
Tuesday December 16, 2014, 5:47 PM


Here it is in Black and white:

Cap and trade is the most environmentally and economically sensible approach to controlling greenhouse gas emissions, the primary driver of global warming.

The "cap" sets a limit on emissions, which is lowered over time to reduce the amount of pollutants released into the atmosphere.

The "trade" creates a market for carbon allowances, helping companies innovate in order to meet, or come in under, their allocated limit. The less they emit, the less they pay, so it is in their economic incentive to pollute less.

What ever needs to be done just do it! JUST DO SOMETHING....:)

Magdalena J.
Thursday October 2, 2014, 5:32 AM


I don't know.

John B.
Friday September 26, 2014, 9:07 AM


It would be a start, but more needs to be done.

Sue H.
Monday July 21, 2014, 8:25 PM


I don't know.

Nyack Clancy
Monday June 30, 2014, 11:38 PM


We need new polls

Vicky P.
Monday February 10, 2014, 11:18 PM


I don't know

Vicky P.
Monday February 10, 2014, 11:18 PM


I don't know

Laura Saxon
Monday December 2, 2013, 8:41 AM


Yes.

Heidi Aubrey
Thursday October 10, 2013, 8:47 PM


Too little too late.

Genoveva M.
Tuesday October 1, 2013, 5:31 AM


No



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