Anatoly Chubais, the head of RUSNANO Corporation, criticized the draft law on regulating carbon emissions, which has been under development for several years. In his opinion, the current project is completely “toothless” and it needs to be tightened. Chubais believes that the document, which is now available, can be thrown in the trash, reports RBC.
The head of RUSNANO suggests that the government create a bill that will assume a fee for greenhouse gas emissions: he is sure that even a small fee will activate the work of companies to monitor emissions. Chubais believes that this will also lead to an increase in demand for energy-efficient solutions and incentives for the development of Russian power engineering.
In early August, Microsoft founder and one of the richest people on the planet, bill gates, predicted a disaster that would be worse than the coronavirus pandemic. According to him, the pollution of the Earth’s atmosphere can be even more disastrous. The entrepreneur believes that humanity should expect an increase in mortality and economic difficulties: “As terrible as the pandemic is, climate change could be even worse.” As a warning of the disaster, the businessman proposes to radically reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions into the atmosphere