Offset carbon...and cheating

Monday, December 14, 2009 - 12:22 PM

We’ve about reached the halfway point in Copenhagen’s two-week long negotiating bonanza known as the UN Conference of the Parties. One hot topic (no pun intended) is the practice of carbon offsetting. Yes, offsetting is an economically efficient solution, but does it ultimately fail us?

And as long as we’re offsetting carbon emissions, why not offset other social evils, like romantic infidelity?

Alex Randall and Christian Hunt suggest we give it a try – they’re the brains behind http://www.cheatneutral.com/.  Check out the video below (and the staggering amount of people who took their bait):

 

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