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Carbon Offsets: More Hype Than Help

From NMT Images

Travel honchos in the travel and tourism industry are running a bit scared.

With all the hand-wringing about climate change/global warming, the execs wondered if they are about to become the next Exxon Valdez of travel, villains in the making: major contributors to global pollution.

Will the government, they worried, come out with a slogan: “Save the Planet. Travel Less?“

Actually air travel pumps far less carbon dioxide into the world’s atmosphere than automobiles. But carbons

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