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    They´ll come back. Nations will return to massive punitive carbon tarriffs against anyone not cutting down on carbon usage once climate change really gets going. This will not be left to the "individual consumer choices". This will devolve into economic warfare. The free trade bubble we live in at current, is not going to last.

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      How does this tariff work? How does it charge countries per capita? The larger the exporter's population, the higher the tariff its imports to the US? That doesn't make sense.

      "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

      by DocGonzo on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 03:17:08 PM PDT

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    •  Yeah, free trade isn't such a compelling ideal (0+ / 0-)

      when the survival of the species is at stake.

      --------------------- “These are troubling times. Corporation are treated like people. People are treated like things. …And if we ever needed to vote, we sure do need to vote now.” -- Rev. Dr. William J. Barber

      by Fiona West on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 04:20:56 PM PDT

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