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A Green Christmas Carol

By Felix Dodds and Eela Dubey Staring ·         USA as Ebenezer Scrooge ·         Jeff the Woolly Mammoth as Ghost of Christmas Past ·         Philip the Panda as Ghost of Christmas Present ·         Mother Earth (otherwise known as Ethel) as Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come ·         European Union as Nephew Fred ·         Developing countries as Bob Cratchit ·         LDCs as Tiny Tim As Ebenezer Scrooge had been attending the recent climate change convention meeting in Lima he was an angry 'humbug.' He said to himself, as he worked on adding up the new figures for the USA Co2 emissions that would be caused with the US growth projections, 'It's far too expensive' Bob Cratchit came over and whispered ‘tis the season for giving, isn’t it' Scrooge’? He was hinting that Scrooge should give some money based on the impact that his policies had had on developing countries. 'Bah humbug!!!' said Scrooge 'why should I pay anything