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U2 – The World’s Greatest Hypocrites

Last year, U2 got in big trouble with fellow tree-hugging greenies over the size of their carbon foot-print for their 360 world tour. Eco-groups were quick to point out that the 360 tour required a fleet of 189 trucks and buses, a crew of 500, and that the band racked up over 70,000 miles jetting around the world., a company which assesses environmental damage, estimates the tour will pile up 65,000 tons in carbon emissions. Now U2’s guitarist Edge takes the bands hypocrisy to even new heights. Standing high above the Pacific Ocean, wearing his signature black beanie, Edge, made the case for his proposed 156-acre development that would include five houses, ranging in size from ranging from 7,317 square feet to 12,004 square feet

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