19th General Meeting
"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it." - Robert Swann
G23-P022 Resolution on Sharing the Commons
BE IT RESOLVED THAT the GPC recognizes nature as the equal birthright of all people. Therefore, the GPC will replace taxes on beneficial economic activity with taxes which compensate the public for occupation, use, and degradation of the public's natural resources (also known as rent capture), including land and ecosystems.
Submitter: Frank de Jong
Sponsors: Mr. Erich Jacoby-Hawkins, Andrew Rose, Frank de Jong, Constantine Kritsonis, James M Ker, Donna Mendelsohn, Tim Grant, Phillip Blaney, Evan Bonnar, Tyler Beaulac, Samuel Moisan-Domm, Bruce Gunn, Farrukh Chishtie, Anna Keenan, Chad Walcott, Hannah Bell, Nicolas Levesque-LeBlanc, Conor Hayes, Evelyn Tanaka, Ken Werk, Mr. Colin Griffiths, Richard Demontigny, John Weston, Stuart Hunter, Shel Goldstein, David Lewis
Note from staff: This proposal is for consideration at the 19th Annual General Meeting. A second copy, with additional background information, is available in the Workshop to allow you to collaborate on amendments. You can access the workshop version here, which the submitter can still edit.
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