Queen Seeks to Fly 'Green' on U.S. Visit As Queen Elizabeth II begins her state visit to the United States, she will pay $20,000 for a "carbon offset." That's a fee paid to compensate for the carbon that her flights across the Atlantic and around America will spew into the air. The money will go towards a project to reduce greenhouse gases.
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Queen Seeks to Fly 'Green' on U.S. Visit

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Queen Seeks to Fly 'Green' on U.S. Visit

Queen Seeks to Fly 'Green' on U.S. Visit

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As Queen Elizabeth II begins her state visit to the United States, she will pay $20,000 for a "carbon offset." That's a fee paid to compensate for the carbon that her flights across the Atlantic and around America will spew into the air. The money will go towards a project to reduce greenhouse gases.

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