Friday, October 23, 2009
Carbon Credits Encouraging Burning Up Forests!
Unfortunately, the rules in the Kyoto Treaty, Euro laws and the House-passed climate bill (but not the Senante one), gives an incentive to burning up forests. Already Northern Europe power plants are chipping up wood for biofuel. The alternative is a consumption-based badness tax that looks at all factors from conventional pollution, to deforestation, to carbon dioxide emmissions to how they treat labor As it is participatory democracy-based on sortition juries, it is nimble enough to respond quickly to these findings.