Canvassing for Opinion - aka "Blairs Brain on Cannabis"

IMHO prohibition sentiment requires inherent addiction to status quo, an incapacity to visualise beyond the here and now and a desperate desire to know others might feel the same... Reform is not revolutionary, rather it is evolutionary. Having survived banging your head against a brick wall the evolutionist relishes having stopped. / Blair

Friday, April 14, 2006

The Weather Makers

Straight.com Vancouver | Features | The Weather Makers:

The following quote is from an interview with the Australian paleontologist Tim Flannery - the article makes for compelling reading. If in doubt about climate change and what WE can do... click the above link.)

"There are also such market-oriented solutions as British *politician Aubrey Meyer’s “contraction and convergence” proposition, which involves securing a global agreement on the acceptable limit on atmospheric carbon-dioxide concentrations, including an agreement on how fast emissions need to be cut back to stay within that limit. The budget is then allocated as a “carbon currency”, on a per-capita basis, to the citizens of the world. Governments could then buy, sell, and trade between themselves. Anyone who wants to pollute has to pay"

Aubrey is not a politician, he's a hero of our time. (and recently recognised as one of the ten most influential people of the 21st century by, I think it was Forbes Magazine/Blair
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