Economy changes faster than ever in recent years thanks to the internet. Today everyone can trade in front of the computer using Option Robot. It’s too early to say if that’s going to change the amount of CO2 the humanity releases into the atmosphere, but there are some good signs – for example, if you work at home you don’t need transportation, therefore there are less emissions.
Cap and dividend is a simple, market-based way to reduce CO2 emissions without reducing household incomes. It caps fossil fuel supplies, makes polluters pay, and returns the revenue to everyone equally. Watch an explanation of cap and dividend in easy-to-understand cartoon form.
1. It gets the job done.
2. It’s simple.
3. It’s fair.
4. It’s progressive.
5. It’s market-based.
‘FIVE GUYS’ CONSIDER ENDING TAX BREAKS FOR OIL AND GAS
An end to oil and tax breaks is among the proposals currently being floated by the group of five bi-partisan lawmakers working on a plan to reduce the federal deficit.
Posted June 10, 2011
THOUSANDS RALLY IN SUPPORT OF CARBON TAX
Australians are moving towards carbon pricing.
Posted June 5, 2011
BLOOMBERG AND CLINTON JOIN CLIMATE FORCES
Mayor Bloomberg and former President Bill Clinton have joined forces to address climate change at the city level.
Posted May 31, 2011
NEW JERSEY BOWS OUT OF RGGI
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today announced that New Jersey will withdraw from RGGI, the Northeast regional greenhouse gas emissions trading program, by the end of the year.
Posted May 26, 2011
WHY CANDIDATES SHOULD EMBRACE CAP-AND-DIVIDEND
Pawlenty and Huntsman are running from their record on cap-and-trade. They would be right to publicly support cap-and-dividend.
Posted May 26, 2011
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A Citizen’s Guide
Explains differences between cap and giveaway, cap and auction, and cap and dividend. Download PDF
Cap and Dividend
How to curb global warming while protecting the incomes of American families. Download PDF