[Because the following is long, it is also available in pdf format at http://www.nohairshirts.com/zomb.pdf ] Even as London carbon trading desks shut down in response to the crumbling European Trading System (ETS) , the zombie concept of carbon trading spreads to China. Because Robin Hahnel's carbon trading defenses offer the best pro-carbon market arguments to date, this article tackles carbon trading largely by answering Hahnel. For those wondering "who the hell is Robin Hahnel?", he is an underappreciated left economist. His 1999 book Panic Rules was one of the best critical primers on globalization. He is a long time critic …
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Gar Lipow, a long-time environmental activist and journalist with a strong technical background, has spent years immersed in the subject of efficiency and renewable energy. His new book Solving the Climate Crisis will be published by Praeger Press in Spring 2012. Check out his online reference book compiling information on technology available today.