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  •  Carbon taxation is an option that works. The one (0+ / 0-)

    that British Columbia put in around 2008 has led them to the lowest emissions and taxes in Canada.  It is progressive, in that it increases over time, allowing people to adapt as they are able; but, it gives incentive to do so sooner than later.

    If the US, China, India, Brazil, the rest of Canada and the EU could agree to that, it would go a long way toward a sustainable, livable future.

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