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More prominent power generation outfits have surrendered stolen carbon emission permits after realising that they had inadvertently purchased illicit goods. German utility Eon and Frankfurt-based infrastructure provider Infraserv turned in a collective total of 27,100 blacklisted EUAs (EU Emission Allowances). The certificates …

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Carbon-trading registries represent an attempt to apply a market-based solution

And stealing emissions permits indicates just how succesful the attempt is.

all the market based goodness of, i dunno, education policy for the last 30 years, heath policy for the last 30 years, defence procurement policy for the last...... since trafalgar!

so thats the environment saved then!

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Devil

But but but

The whole carbon trading system is one immense fraud.

It is literally buying and selling 'hot air' .

At some point, someone is going to 'fess up. Then it will all collapse.

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But but but but

Unfortunately by the time the carbon-con bubble bursts the damage to the economy may be irreversible.

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Anonymous Coward

"Carbon emissions" not

Soot? Graphite? Diamonds? Those are carbon.

What they mean is "carbon dioxide" (oxygen carbide, even) = plant food.

(AC, since we're dealing with outright fascism here).

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