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Peter Barnes - Should the U.S. Pursue Carbon "Supply Caps?"

Complete video at: Author and entrepreneur Peter Barnes argues in favor of federal carbon supply caps to help control U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. ----- How to Fight Climate Change Without Soaking the Middle Class featuring author and entrepreneur Peter Barnes. Fighting climate change is going to cost all of us money. That's because the price of dumping carbon into the atmosphere must necessarily rise, says Barnes. A policy that soaks the middle class won't last longer than a few election cycles. He explores the possible solutions to this vexing political and environmental conundrum - The Commonwealth Club of California Peter Barnes is the co-founder and former president of Working Assets Long Distance. In 1995, he was named Socially Responsible Entrepreneur of the Year for Northern California. He is the author of Who Owns the Sky?? and Pawns: The Plight of the Citizen-Soldier, and has written for Newsweek, The New Republic, the New York Times, and many other publications.
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