From the Forums: Forget Cap and Trade

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Alex Szczech has little faith:

Cap-n-trade' won't work. Here's why. What's needed instead is a direct tax on the use of carbon emitting fuels, with revenues generated being funneled towards renewable energy and public transit (especially trains).

So it cap and trade a dead end? What's the better solution? Join the conversation.

Not sure what cap and trade is? Brush up on the facts.