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Yogesh Gupta

Reservoir Engineer, Shell International E&P

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Donation or Change?

There are two ways to tackle CO2 emissions 1) Awareness 2) Economics
1) I have chosen awareness because there is a lot of strength in this solution if it comes from the common man’s heart and mind. This is also behavior related hence long term solution. Just like defensive driving.
2) Economic solution is hard to implement cause our behavior does not change, but ways to get around economic enforcement increases. (tax evasion, black market, etc)

Full blog at:

http://yogeshpgupta.wordpress.com/2012/12/12/donate-or-change/

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    Dec 14 2012: Thanks for your comments.Yes its true that not only vehicles but every high energy consuming product needs to be taxed at the consumer level, not the producer level.

    But awareness is most likely a permanent solution, since the mass population of developing countries would like to replicate the west in future.

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