More carbon dioxide stupidity

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The Gas of Life certainly has its share of detractors. This just in from the World Wildlife Fund:
Nobel Prize-Winning Economists Urge President Obama to Address Carbon Emissions from Aviation
A group of 32 leading economists, including 8 Nobel Prize winners and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) board member Dr. Robert Litterman, is urging President Barack Obama to adopt a global market-based measure to reduce carbon emissions from the aviation sector.

Unregulated carbon emissions from the aviation sector currently are a large and growing source of the greenhouse gas emissions that are contributing to global climate change.

The open letter states that: �Pricing carbon in the aviation sector will incentivize appropriate investments and changes in operations that would reduce future greenhouse gas emissions. If climate change is to be slowed appreciably at tolerable cost, it is wise to use the market to provide incentives for individuals and firms to reduce greenhouse gas pollution.�
Emphasis mine -- they don't give a flying crap about the environment. Our minders just think that we need more regulation -- it's for our own good as we are too stupid to know anything about Carbon Dioxide. No, this is about grabbing power and consolidating it at the top where a few people can get very very rich meanwhile driving up the cost of travel and shipping for everyone else. They do this in the name of the poor people but these are the very people that will get hurt the most as these meddlesome asshats grab more and more power.

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