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Carbon Tax Fight Looms

firetoice Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 3:57 PM
"But one must say clearly that we redistribute de facto the world’s wealth by climate policy. Obviously, the owners of coal and oil will not be enthusiastic about this. One has to free oneself from the illusion that international climate policy is environmental policy. This has almost nothing to do with environmental policy anymore, ..." Ottmar Edenhofer, UN, IPCC We can fairly assume that the UN would be in the middle of these redistribution efforts to assure access to its "fair share", as it did with the Iraq "Oil for Palaces, Payloads and Payoffs" program. BOHICA

The White House continues to inch closer to a carbon tax. In Obama’s first post-election press conference, he dodged the question. The next day his spokesman Jay Carney said: “We would never propose a carbon tax, and have no intention of proposing one.” Great, but they don’t have to propose it. The proposals have now been made by Obama’s key allies. Senator Barbara Boxer, the chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee introduced a carbon tax bill with Vermont’s Bernie Sanders, a self-described socialist. On the House side, the top Democrat on the Energy and Commerce Committee, Henry...