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More progress on Cap and Dividend

On the Commons picked up on Bono’s new support for a Cap and Share/Dividend approach to climate change and poverty.  It also gives good leads on the progress of the Cantwell-Collins Bill in the US.  In it he quotes David Morris of New Rules who is mystified as to why there is not more support from environmental NGOS.  It is well worth following the link to the New Rules website to see the full argument.

David Morris, the veteran environmental journalist and Director of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance’s New Rules Project examines the Cantwell-Collins bill with careful detail in an article for and finds it both more effective in curbing greenhouse gases and more politically viable than the cap-and-trade bill passed by the U.S. House and other bills proposed in the Senate. He’s perplexed about why a number of key environmentalists prefer other bills to Cantwell-Collins. (link to article)

I have to wonder if its because environmentalists simply do not know about Cantwell-Collins. Well, I am doing my bit to spread the news here …

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