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WATCH: Annie Leonard Presents: The Story of Cap and Trade
Posted By dpacheco On December 31, 2009 @ 3:47 pm In Politics & Public Policy,Science, Nature & Environment | No Comments
From Annie Leonard, creator of the popular animated documentary short The Story of Stuff, comes The Story of Cap and Trade, a cogent takedown of the flawed proposition that cap-and-trade is the solution to climate change.
Cap-and-trade, Leonard argues, rewards historic polluters and lines the pockets of corporate middlemen with billions, while doing nothing meaningful to address climate change. A much more sane approach would be the cap-and-dividend system proposed by Peter Barnes  (Climate Solutions: A Citizen’s Guide), in which the money from carbon permits flows back to us, the average citizens. But that’s only the beginning.
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URLs in this post:
 Peter Barnes: http://www.chelseagreen.com/authors/peter_barnes
 Image: http://storyofstuff.com/capandtrade/
 Tell Your Senators to Cosponsor CLEAR Act: http://www.chelseagreen.com/blogs/tell-your-senators-to-cosponsor-clear-act/
 Peter Barnes Explains Carbon Caps: http://www.chelseagreen.com/blogs/peter-barnes-explains-carbon-caps/
 Who’s Getting Rich Off Cap and Trade?: http://www.chelseagreen.com/blogs/whos-getting-rich-off-cap-and-trade/