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I guess I agree that the legislation should be simple. For example legislation that ban carbon pollution within certain industries by a certain date. Say, by 2035 for electricity, 2045 for agriculture. That would really set things in motion wouldn't it.

It would make a lot of old folks mad, but the younger generation would know which skills to build for the new economy.




the younger generation would know which skills to build for the new economy

Homesteading, hunting, fishing, foraging...


I'm not a primitivist. A sustainable economy will require more people, to work in agriculture and energy to reduce carbon intensity. It will require more of our best minds working on these problems instead of using their talents to get more clicks using machine learning.

Our economies are more planned than we like to admit. It's just that right now we don't exercise any control over the direction or goals of our economic production.




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