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  •  Well, I propose taxing the profits (0+ / 0-)

    made on carbon at all junctures, including shareholders.

    I understand your proposal, though.  It's a great one.  And I probably trust your VET more than I would trust the corporations to report honestly, actually fork over the money in a timely fashion, and pass their cost on in an equitable fashion.

    If we can marry levies on corporate profits/etc and levies/incentives on the end user, we might be able to move quickly enough to

    SAVE THE PEOPLE LIVING ON THIS PLANET

    The planet will survive without us.

    We need many good ideas.  The clock is ticking, the climate is heating up, and using dried dinosaurs and their environment to fuel ourselves thinking that it's all ok, is fooling ourselves.

    We all might end up dead wrong.

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