A year of climate campaigning: What Rob Paton learned

‘It’s often the testimony that does it.’

‘The alternative is to look for common ground.’ | Photo: by Li-An Lim on Unsplash

I had been a ‘greenie’ for years, but not heard about Carbon Fee & Dividend (also known as Climate Income) until a Friend told me about it a couple of years ago. I visited the website of Citizens Climate Lobby UK – and wow! So simple. An arrangement that would turbo-charge all other carbon reduction policies, or render them superfluous. A way to make higher carbon prices not just acceptable, but popular. Like every good convert I set off with missionary zeal. At which point things became… interesting.

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