An example of Green insanity

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    In order to offset their own greenhouse gases, companies and utilities in Europe that are subject to the emission limits of the Kyoto Protocol have been paying vastly inflated prices to Chinese companies to destroy hfc 23, and in the process have been providing the Chinese government with hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue to compete against Europe’s own “green” industries. European concern about this practice was a major source of contention during last week’s climate negotiations in Cancun, as the UN attempted to defend the integrity of the multi-billion dollar global carbon offset market.

    ?Perverse? CO2 Payments Send Flood of Money to China by Mark Schapiro: Yale Environment 360

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    Then the industries should be fined and amount that would make gaming the system something that they would not even consider.
     

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