Monday, September 4, 2006

Chips 'n' bins: liberals and environmentalism

I have been a little taken aback at some dissenting voices from fellow liberals on environmental policies such as:charging people for the weight of recyclable waste they produce;taxing high polluting cars;introducing a system to discourage a wasteful "standby" mode on electrical appliancesLiberals need to position themselves somewhere on the divide between allowing people to become voluntarily