This is baloney. They are already doing it in Europe . . . with ruinous results.
Check out this article from the UK's Daily Telegraph: Financial crisis: Lehman misses out on carbon credit scam
" ... in four years' time our electricity bills will jump another 25 per cent (on top of the rises likely from soaring coal and gas prices) ..."The First U.S. greenhouse gas auction is set for Sept. 25
We are being led like lemmings into a financial abyss . . .