Agreed - too important to let wander aimlessly in Washington. Have heard positive news that both parties have some sort of carbon tax/ trading system proposals ready for the next president. I hope that doesn't go by the wayside. Without taxing what we don't want and with rewarding innovation, we will have passed on a huge opportunity for America.
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