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September 27, 2007


Ben Keeler

I find it very strange that they are allowing comments on the site? Unusual for a government site. Wonder what the reasoning is?


The earth is getting warmer and human activities are a large part of the cause. We need to act in order to prevent a serious problem. The world’s best scientists agree we need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 60-80 percent by 2050 in order to limit the effects of global warming and this legislation will put us on track to do just that. This is a massive undertaking, and it will not be easy to achieve 220-602, but we simply must accomplish this goal; our future and our children’s futures depend on it. In order to get to this end we need to have a multi-pronged approach. In addition to an economy wide cap-and-trade program, which would mandate a cap on carbon emissions, a fee on carbon is the most effective way to curb emissions and make alternatives economically viable.

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