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All this fuss over carbon emissions that can be offset for 12 cents?

That's not the metric needed. On that price, with Monbiot's figures of per-capita emissions per year after the necessary reduction, the entire world's could be bought up for just $650 million. If something is wrong here, it's not Monbiot's argument.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Wed Sep 27th, 2006 at 08:37:11 AM EST
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I am not saying Monbiot's argument is wrong, but what is? (See his article Buying Complacency for a critique of carbon offsets: I still find it too vague)

Those whom the Gods wish to destroy They first make mad. -- Euripides
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Sep 27th, 2006 at 08:39:48 AM EST
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