Obama Science Czar Called for Carbon Tax to Redistribute Wealth from Global 'North' to 'South'

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Obama Science Czar Called for Carbon Tax to Redistribute Wealth from Global 'North' to 'South'

Cybercast News Service, by Christopher Neefus

Original Article

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Posted 7/8/2010 9:27:42 AM

John P. Holdren, who then-President-elect Barack Obama nominated as director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in December 2008, called just five months before his nomination for a global climate-change agreement that would allow wealth to be redistributed from countries in the global "North" to countries in the "South." On the July 3, 2008 edition of the program “Democracy NOW!” Holdren told host Amy Goodman: “It’s important that we have a global agreement on how we are going to limit the emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases going forward,

“It’s important that we have a global agreement on how we are going to limit the emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases going forward, and an agreement that will include the tropical forests, that will include ways to transfer some of the revenues from carbon taxes or carbon emission permits in the North to pay for reduced deforestation in the South.”

That is the exact quote and is something that many Americans agree with.

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“It’s important that we have a global agreement on how we are going to limit the emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases going forward, and an agreement that will include the tropical forests, that will include ways to transfer some of the revenues from carbon taxes or carbon emission permits in the North to pay for reduced deforestation in the South.”

That is the exact quote and is something that many Americans agree with.

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Really? Not this American!:mad:

I cringe at the thought of redistribution. I am already having enough of my "wealth" being re-distributed for other causes. Such as supporting the 41% of Americans that don't pay federal income tax!

Our country is dying my friend! Enough of this lunacy already!:rolleyes:

If anyone is really worried about controlling carbon emissions, then HOLD YOUR BREATH AND PLANT A TREE!!!

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Really?

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gallup.com/poll/140786/Americans-Back-Stimulus-Spending-Create-Jobs.aspx

56% support and 40% oppose

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gallup.com/poll/140786/Americans-Back-Stimulus-Spending-Create-Jobs.aspx

56% support and 40% oppose

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Well, maybe these same Americans will soon realise the folly of all of this spending. You see, it seems these same Americans believe the federal deficit is a major concern -

gallup.com/poll/139385/Federal-Debt-Terrorism-Considered-Top-Threats.aspx

You can't have your cake and eat it to.

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