Carbon trade will give financial firms a huge potential to earn super normal rate of return in the near future while allowing the polluters continue to pollute in the western world.
The lobby -- which includes Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Barclays Plc, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and 168 other firms -- argues that climate change can’t be solved without a profit-driven market. The organization and its members haven’t disclosed how much they earned from trading carbon permits.
China, Mexico and Greenpeace filed complaints against the carbon trade and argues that direct government tax will be more effective in protecting the environment.
It probably should be called Climate Pollution Bill.