[ExI] Richard Lindzen on climate hysteria
spike66 at att.net
Wed Aug 5 02:02:19 UTC 2009
> > Damien Sullivan wrote:
> > > Raise fossil carbon taxes high enough and the...
> > ...government gets thrown out on their asses. As they
> should. spike
> "Polluter pays" isn't a principle in your world, I guess.
> Pollution taxes could be redistributed per capita, so as to
> be revenue-neutral to the government and to the average
> consumer, but increasing incentives for savings (e.g. saving
> $6/gallon instead of $2). Market forces at work.
> -xx- Damien X-)
Ja, I got that, but as soon as we redefine CO2 emissions as "pollution" then
everyone is a polluter, and we toss those who say CO2 emissions are
pollution, replace them with those who say pollution is smoke and poisons.
Polluter pays is OK, but not CO2 = pollution.
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