Well, if that doesn't just encapsulate the watermelons of the Left in two paragraphs, I don't know what does.
A global tax on carbon dioxide emissions was urged to help save the Earth from catastrophic man-made global warming at the United Nations climate conference. A panel of UN participants on Thursday urged the adoption of a tax that would represent “a global burden sharing system, fair, with solidarity, and legally binding to all nations....”
“A climate change response must have at its heart a redistribution of wealth and resources,” said Emma Brindal, a climate justice campaigner coordinator for Friends of the Earth.
It ain't about the environment, folks. It never has been. IT'S ABOUT THE DAMN MONEY!