Everyone in the World Should Be Taxed on Their Energy Footprint

Only a radically new tax system, one that affects everyone’s bottom line, can compel the environmental transition in consciousness that we so clearly need.

 

 

A 16 foot high sculpture of a polar bear and cub, afloat on a small iceberg, passes in front of the Houses of Parliament on the River Thames on January 26, 2009 in London, England. The sculpture was launched to provide a warning to members of parliament o

Technological advances and historically unprecedented income inequalities have raised living standards while enabling a new global elite to enjoy lifestyles more lavish in energy consumption and environmental impact than those enjoyed by any aristocracy in the past.

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