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Oil, Pollution and the Kyoto Protocol

http://www.vexen.co.uk/USA/pollution.html

The Kyoto Protocol versus the USA. America is the worlds biggest polluter by far, and is also the most developed country doing least about pollution and waste. The USAs atrocious record on environmental issues is one reason why people hate the USA. By Vexen Crabtree

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In agreement-Leanna Payne part 2

(Anonymous)
Vexen, I also disagree with your statement, "The USA polices the world's military nations, keeping check on their weaponry and intentions. It does not do the same with matters of global health or pollution. The USA is by far the world's biggest polluter and is also the country that is seen as least active in fighting world pollution. Failure to ratify the Kyoto Protocol is a serious mistake and much of the world is left in shock and horror that the USA ignores these issues." as there also appears to be extremely rational and convincing evidence regarding whether or not carbon dioxide emissions affect climate. That said, doing nothing carries an objectionable risk and so something needs to be done to preserve the sustainability of our environment. Kyoto does not appear to be the answer. Instead of leveraging on the failed protocol as a political tool against Bush, the powers that be should work on a new solution. The current US plan, of allowing polluters to trade polluting permits appears to create an incentive to pollute effectively so that you use up less of your credits, allowing you to earn money by trading these credits away. This is a much more effective solution to the emissions overdose, there is adequate incentive, and the economy can continue to prosper with contained releases of these emissions. All the nations in the UNFCCC should recognize that some businesses use more energy than others, but the strategy everywhere should be the same. They should after establishing the credits, over time, reduce our use of energy as much as possible. Then, switch to renewable sources of power where it makes economic sense.

I suggest, Vexen, that you consider looking at these issues from more of a global standpoint than a bias one, as, though you ar claiming to be impartial, you tend to make unrelated and unjustifiable remarks at the United State's expense.

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