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Old August 31st, 2008, 06:15 PM   #1
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Holy crap.I was watching a episode of Penn & Tellers "Bullshit" and never knew there was such a thing as Carbon Credits..In short my interpitation is if you feel quilty about throwing away a plastic bottle without recycling it...or driving a SUV you can pay for Carbon Credits to clens your sole......kinda like......doing a bunch of Hale Marys and our Fathers in the confessional.......

Come on you Greenies..Try to take away my SUV and try and make me feel bad about not doing enough to save our planet....

I do my share...But don't make be out to be an idiot by trying to sell me Carbon Credits...... to make me feel like I am a better person.Some of these credits go to buy wind turbines in other countries.

Do you buy credits?

I know it's really more involved then that but come on.......

Here's a link to a article that sums it up
http://www.youcanlearnseries.com/Blo...n-Credits.aspx
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Old August 31st, 2008, 06:35 PM   #3
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I am proud of my huge ass carbon footprint... makes me feel good about America.
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I just dumped used motor oil in the sewer drain so I could recycle the bottles.
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Pay me $50 a week and I'll take public transportation to work rather then driving my van.
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The P&T on Global warming was great. The lady selling the carbon credits drove a f'n land rover. That show cracked me up. I also liked the nutty lady that gave people rocks and they walked in the circle.

edit: I forgot to answer the question. No, I don't buy carbon credits.
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Old August 31st, 2008, 08:23 PM   #8
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Ummmm no, I spend my carbon credit budget on gas for the motorhome.
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I went to San Francisco this spring to see my daughter race at the NCAA championship in Sacramento.

They tried to strongarm us into buying carbon credits to offset the "carbon impact" of our flight from Denver to SF. (btw, going west I always fly Frontier - greatest airline ever).

I told them to f*&k off and rented a 4.0 Pacifica - with duals (the closest thing to a real midwestern SUV) when I got there.

Remember - Algore is one of masterminds behind and making large coin off of) the whole "carbon offset" scam...
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I went to San Francisco this spring to see my daughter race at the NCAA championship in Sacramento.

They tried to strongarm us into buying carbon credits to offset the "carbon impact" of our flight from Denver to SF. (btw, going west I always fly Frontier - greatest airline ever).

I told them to f*&k off and rented a 4.0 Pacifica - with duals (the closest thing to a real midwestern SUV) when I got there.

Remember - Algore is one of masterminds behind and making large coin off of) the whole "carbon offset" scam...
I thought Grosse Ile was the San Francisco of Michigan. LOL

I hope you left the car running and the air on even when you weren't in it.
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I walked and took public transportation everywhere in San Francisco.

It was refreshing to visit somewhere that could take advantage of such a thing... I was super impressed with the infrastructure as well.
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Wow ..I am kinda impressed to see who reads the Politics section on this site. ( Not suprised about Brewmenn)

So Monkeyevil........Why were you in San Fran??? Is that where you came out?

Also when I was in Alaska I also rented a Pacifica...Drove two weeks at $4.12 a gallon and that was 2 years ago ..IN ALASKA !
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The P&T on Global warming was great. The lady selling the carbon credits drove a f'n land rover. That show cracked me up. I also liked the nutty lady that gave people rocks and they walked in the circle.

edit: I forgot to answer the question. No, I don't buy carbon credits.
the rock lady was funny shit, she reminds me of my mother in law


and no, i dont buy credits
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I pay DTE an extra fee per kw*h to invest in bringing alternative energy to Michigan.
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no, but I recycle and am pretty conservative w/ fossil fuels.
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I buy them at the pump, and then I re-distribute them to the earth from whence they came.

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Holy crap.I was watching a episode of Penn & Tellers "Bullshit" and never knew there was such a thing as Carbon Credits..In short my interpitation is if you feel quilty about throwing away a plastic bottle without recycling it...or driving a SUV you can pay for Carbon Credits to clens your sole......kinda like......doing a bunch of Hale Marys and our Fathers in the confessional.......

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I do my share...But don't make be out to be an idiot by trying to sell me Carbon Credits...... to make me feel like I am a better person.Some of these credits go to buy wind turbines in other countries.

Do you buy credits?

I know it's really more involved then that but come on.......

Here's a link to a article that sums it up
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How about we just tell them fark off, buy a windmill ,put it up here and spend the profits you'd make off of the energy sold.
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