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If we really want to link the economy to the environment in a profoundly bold and equitable way, peg global currencies to a carbon standard. While this would represent an enormous change to the way everything in our lives is valued (and would be extremely difficult to implement), I believe it would begin to assign real value and costs to our world of goods and services. Those goods that possess larger carbon footprints would cost more...such as nonrenewable energy or mangos shipped in from South America in December. Difficult to implement but powerful in terms of assigning a real monetary and environmental cost to our goods and services.
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