We don't let our kids get away with lack of responsibility, so why are we letting Big Oil? Make them pay to fix their mistakes!
In an article in the Santa Cruz Sentinel, Joe Jordan talks about a new approach to reducing carbon emissions. This is a revenue-neutral, market-based system that is already up and running in British Columbia, and working well.
I love this solution for climate change (global warming)! It's simple, easily understood, and fair. If a child intentionally destroys his brother's smart phone, wouldn't a good parent make the child replace the phone? Natural and logical consequences. Period. So why not make the world's carbon polluters responsible for repairing the damage they have intentionally caused?