Thursday, January 29, 2015
     
Editorials

If there was an all-star game for hypocrites, last week's annual World Economic Forum in Switzerland, which was billed as a conference to discuss global warming and income inequality, was the place to be.

Many of the billionaires and world leaders who are avowed climate change advocates and environmentalists flew to the event in 1,700 private jets that were not exactly environment friendly. During the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, it was reported that "more than 95 percent of our total carbon footprint resulted from air travel."