Venture Altruism:

World Food Program Pilot project:
Let’s take out an insurance policy against famine!
From the Viridian Design list:
Venture Capitalism, Venture Eco-Activism.
Flash: entire natural world can simply be purchased by
new Gilded Age class of capitalists, and will pay back
pronto in averted insurance losses.
“In theory you can perhaps buy the Amazon for $50
billion [L28.5 billion],”he said.  “It would be a very
quick payback because a hurricane like Katrina will
cost them a similar amount in payouts. (…) You can
plot a direct correlation between cutting down trees
which absorb carbon dioxide and the global warming and
extreme conditions which lead to hurricanes like

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