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Peru hails Western carbon offsetting programmes

Date : 28th March 2010, Source : BBC Link to News Story

Nestle Waters France wants to offset emissions from its factories in the west by buying trees in a rainforest thousands of miles away. It is not the first and it will not be the last time a multinational company publicly declares its green intentions. But the public has become used to greeting such announcements with indifference. There is widespread scepticism about the genuine green credentials of big firms trying to clean up their image in this way - critics say it is inefficient at best, corrupt at worst.

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