The sun sets on freedom if this passes.
You need to get on the horn to ALL, and I mean ALL, state legislators and Governor’s office to put a stop to this. You need to put on a full court press to stop this.
This law (see here) is based on the fundamentally flawed notion that MAN CONTROLS THE CLIMATE. Even the Libs are getting hip to what a scam this is here.
And that is just the beginning of the take down of the Al Gore claims.
The legislature is basing this bill on Al Gore/IPCC claims of man made global warming. But his movie was based on flaws, outrageous lies, and misdirection. See here.
They’re basing their carbon rationing plan on BAD INFORMATION!
Here’s the bill. Nut ‘graf here (note new bureaucracy established to implement the rationing program in red):
Directs Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule
greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system to achieve greenhouse gas
emissions reduction goals. Requires application of cap-and-trade
system to all energy facilities. Allows suspension of state's
cap-and-trade system if federal cap-and-trade system is adopted.
Allows commission to require registration and reporting relating
to greenhouse gas emissions and to establish registration fees.
Establishes Climate Improvement Fund. Continuously
appropriatesmoneys in fund to Department of Environmental
Quality for certain expenses related to greenhouse gas emissions.
Creates Oregon Climate Initiative Task Force. Authorizes
task force to develop and present design recommendations for
greenhouse gas cap-and-trade system to department. Sunsets task
force on January 2, 2012.
Requires department to report on development of greenhouse gas
cap-and-trade system and to submit to Seventy-sixth Legislative
Assembly rules adopted by commission that implement cap-and-trade
Declares emergency, effective on passage.