The Palazzo Versace Hotel in Dubai is about to open the world’s first beach with refrigerated sand so that well-heeled clients do not have to walk on hot sand while bathing. Dubai is already on the most hated list for environmentalists for its flagrant disregard of environmental concerns. The only thing missing from these massive carbon footprint is a lotion applicator made of endangered ferrets that can be rubbed on the backs of guests.
The hotel itself will open in 2010 with an open air cooled swimming pool to maximize the carbon footprint — roughly the size of a small planet.
Every person in Dubai has a carbon footprint of more than 44 tons of CO2 a year.
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