Irony free ethical bypass
Like a string of pearls, the Maldives - made up of hundreds of tiny islands - are many people's idea of the perfect tropical paradise: white-sand beaches, palm trees and a handful of tasteful, luxury resorts where wooden bungalows perch on stilts over the cobalt blue sea. But they are also poised on the brink of extinction...At a time of rising seas, melting ice caps and increasing storms, experts warn a large number of islands are likely to become submerged in the next two decades.All yours...for seven nights from £1,380 ($2,740) per person, room only, including flights and transfers.
But it's OK: "Ripping up our passports and vowing never to fly again will not solve the problem of global warming" says Joanne O'Connor, one of the journalists.
Another cigarette? One more cannot not possibly make a difference, can it? After all, these are *ethical* cigarettes. And those children can make up their minds for themselves. Now run along and play...
[Note: a version of this post appears on Climatedenial.org as Holidays on death row]