Greenpeace’s Chief Scientist: Carbon Off-sets Paid for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Will Have “No Meaningful Effect” On Climate Change

The environmentalist religion still sells its indulgences to the easiest sucker … er … highest bidder. “Carbon off-setting scheme supported by Sir Elton John on behalf of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have no ‘meaningful’ effect on climate change says Greenpeace’s chief scientist”, by Joel Adams, 19 August 2019, Daily Mail Greenpeace’s chief scientist… Read More Greenpeace’s Chief Scientist: Carbon Off-sets Paid for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Will Have “No Meaningful Effect” On Climate Change

Australian PM considers carbon indulgences scam … er … scheme

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is considering a plan to allow heavy polluters to purchase overseas carbon permits (i.e. carbon offsets) to (in theory) neutralize their carbon emissions. During 2010, the Christian Science Monitor conducted an in depth investigation of carbon offsets. In the report, the Monitor exposed outright fraud which is tantamount to a… Read More Australian PM considers carbon indulgences scam … er … scheme

Appalachian State U makes pitch for carbon indulgences … er … offsets

Appalachian State University’s Office of Sustainability has a way to relieve students of their guilt for existing. According to the university’s newsletter, The Appalachian, for $8 contribution to the Carbon Neutral Commuter program the money will be given to Sterling Planet, a commercial offset and green energy credit company. While the program, not surprisingly, is… Read More Appalachian State U makes pitch for carbon indulgences … er … offsets

Russian and Ukranian companies abused carbon offsets to skirt climate treaties

The Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) has released a study revealing an erroneous arrangement where companies were able to acquire tradable carbon credits in order to pay for certain projects in order to skirt treaties geared toward reducing carbon emissions. Politico Europe reports that the carbon trading program created a perverse incentive that resulted in increased,… Read More Russian and Ukranian companies abused carbon offsets to skirt climate treaties

Leonardo DiCaprio spends a week on yacht in mediterranean after receiving green award

Hours before raising $40 million for environmental causes the Prince of Monaco awarded Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio an award for his work on the environment. The UK Daily Mail points out that shortly after exchanging grins and handshakes with Monaco’s ruler, DiCaprio decided to celebrate by taking a one week cruise on his private luxury… Read More Leonardo DiCaprio spends a week on yacht in mediterranean after receiving green award