Monday, November 19, 2007

Madam, do you wish to offset your carbon now or risk social Siberia?

From the Times of London:

An airline is attempting to embarrass its passengers into paying compensation for the climate change emissions of their flights by getting cabin crews to sell “carbon offsets” from the duty free trolley.

Virgin Atlantic has instructed crew to announce to each row of passengers that they are offering the offsetting service as well as discounted perfume and alcohol....MORE

They may want to make the offers sequentially.