Carbon allowances - The biggest reduc...

Carbon allowances - The biggest reduction at the lowest cost

There are 2 comments on the Asheville Citizen-Times story from Apr 6, 2009, titled Carbon allowances - The biggest reduction at the lowest cost. In it, Asheville Citizen-Times reports that:

To the casual observer, it might seem logical to assume that coal-burning electric utilities would be opposed to regulating greenhouse gas emissions.

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Chris

Raleigh, NC

#1 Apr 7, 2009
100% Auction is the clearest and most direct way of ensuring that the increased cost of energy is not borne by families that are already struggling to pay high utility prices. The main reason that the EU's system to address global climate change is a failure according to a Republican commissioned study by the GAO ( http://gao.gov/products/GAO-09-151 ) is precisely because the carbon credits were given away to the energy producers and not auctioned off. The utilities do not need further handouts of potentially millions of dollars when Americans are already struggling to pay high utility prices. For more information on why 100% Auction matters: http://www.ncconservationnetwork.org/mainblog...
JohnVGrimaldi

Charlotte, NC

#2 Apr 7, 2009
I'm watching flake of global warming cover my car at this very April moment. You people need to go drink some very special koolaid and not pollute the population with your existence.

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