Coal and Oil exports, to developing countries are soaring.
Coal export through ports in British Columbia is expected to rise rapidly.
Coal export through ports in British Columbia is expected to rise rapidly. The only way to prevent this is to charge our customers, mainly Japan and Korea, the proper $30 per ton of CO2 , which the British Columbians pay. Unless other countries do the same we lose all coal business and ruin our economy. Meantime the Americans take advantage of our low income tax rates, caused by the carbon tax, to buy their coal in BC via subsidiaries and ship it through our ports. This is a plea to the environmentalists to support a myriad of politicians, organisations and industries in the US, Australia and South Africa, who understand the problem. They could get together and pressure their governments to charge the carbon tax on exported coal. Based on 2010 figures, these three countries together supply almost 40% of the coal. Indonesia is the largest other supplier, followed…
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