Obama Science Czar Called for Carbon Tax to Redistribute Wealth from Global 'North' to 'South'
Cybercast News Service, by Christopher Neefus
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,