How can we go beyond the Kyoto Protocol... and of course Copenhagen ?
Steven Stoft explains you:
- All about what China and other developing countries had already announced
- Why the Kyoto approach is doomed to fail
- What remains the best realistic way to global cooperation
Frequent questions about the carbon tax
- Does a carbon tax make us pay more ?!
- Is the carbon tax a penalty for "guilty consumers"?
- The tax is going to affect our country's competitiveness
- the carbon tax is hard and expensive to implement.
- Why is the quota system not enough?
- Low incomes will be more affected.
- Isn't creating anti-pollution standards a less expensive solution?
- Can't we use “friendlier” signals?
- Can we refuse to heed or to use such price-signals, and just wait for technical progress?
- Is the carbon tax unable to change behaviours?
- Can we now assess the result of such a reform ?
- Won't carbon taxes break our economy's competitiveness?
- Is the problem of competitiveness not considerable for some energy intensive activities facing international competition, as long as countries undergo unequal constraints?