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

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Philippa Powers
Wednesday January 11, 2017, 5:08 AM

Don't know.

John B.
Wednesday September 21, 2016, 6:03 AM

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

Janis K.
Tuesday March 29, 2016, 4:26 PM


Dimitris Dallis
Monday February 22, 2016, 3:24 AM

2 days to go! :)

Pablo B.
Monday January 4, 2016, 5:36 PM


John B.
Wednesday May 27, 2015, 9:25 PM

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

Jo S.
Sunday March 29, 2015, 1:29 PM

Better late than never, I guess!

M.N. J.
Sunday December 21, 2014, 2:18 AM

Here is cap and trade in action on Yurok tribal lands in Northern California.

"Instead of selling lumber, as it has in the past, the Yurok tribe hopes to make money through cap-and-trade."

"The initiative is giving the Yurok tribe a new way to make money while it improves wildlife habitat, expands its forestry staff and acquires land in its ancestral territory near the mouth of the Klamath River in Del Norte and Humboldt counties."

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.

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