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Man-made climate change - we're doomed!

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by wickedken, Dec 12, 2016.

  1. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

    It doesn't have to solve it, just contribute to less carbon than we otherwise would have used which in turn reduces the future potential $$ and life cost.

    There are all kinds of scenarios where climate change is still horrible even with a carbon tax, just less horrible than it otherwise would be

    The scenarios with largest potential future risk/highest cost damage are those with no carbon tax at all
  2. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    You'd know, always Stanning for the blue crew seems to give you all sorts of theories on why Scheer's sayd do the things they do. So, what do you think?
  3. praktik

    praktik TRIBE Member

  4. wickedken

    wickedken TRIBE Member

  5. wickedken

    wickedken TRIBE Member

    They should both stay out of my wallet. Actually, all of them! Hands off!
  6. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    Except when they reach around and give you a handy... Transit pass, right Mr Closet Socialist?
  7. wickedken

    wickedken TRIBE Member

    Who exactly is giving the handy?

    There used to be the Public Transit Tax Credit to encourage public transit use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions... and this was deleted by the same team that is implementing the carbon tax scheme. Don't you think this "handy" would have been useful to... meet the goal of addressing man-made climate change? Is that too much "socialist" for you?
    Last edited: May 18, 2019 at 5:16 PM
  8. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    It's pretty clear you're always being handily screwed by all three teams, no?
  9. Bernnie Federko

    Bernnie Federko TRIBE Member

    Big corporate shift on climate change

    Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

    Corporate America is calling on Congress to pass big climate policy in the most aggressive and united way since 2009, Axios' Amy Harder writes in her weekly "Harder Line" energy column.

    • Companies across the economy, including big oil producers, are beginning to lobby Washington to put a price on carbon dioxide emissions.
    • A new coalition called CEO Climate Dialogue launched last week.
    • Executives from 75+ companies will be on Capitol Hill this week to lobby.
    The intrigue: This is happening against a tumultuous background that may not welcome such a shift.

    • On one side, President Trump outright dismisses climate change.
    • On the other, a loud chorus of environmentalists and progressive leaders is led by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders.
    Where it stands: Three separate but similar corporate-led campaigns are calling for an explicit price on carbon emissions.

    • Three big energy companies — Shell, BP and EDF Renewables — have each newly committed $1 million over two years to a lobbying group, called Americans for Carbon Dividends. That group wants Congress to pass policy putting a tax (backers call it a fee) on carbon and returning the money raised to consumers. It already has funding from numerous other big companies, including ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips.
    • The nonprofit Ceres, which works on sustainable investments, is organizing a lobbying push this week with more than 75 companies, including BP, Microsoft and Tesla.
    Be smart: This is driven by investor and legal pressure, falling prices for renewable energy, new bounties of cleaner-burning natural gas and growing public concern about a warming planet.

    • The fervor around the Green New Deal has accelerated this shift among businesses, which worry about the far reach of that progressive proposal.
  10. wickedken

    wickedken TRIBE Member

    It's always going to be either Kodo or Kang.

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