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Travel guru donating $1M for 'self-imposed carbon tax'

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Travel guru Rick Steves is donating $1 million for "climate-smart projects" as a "self-imposed carbon tax."

"Our tour company takes 30,000 people to Europe every year," the TV personality said via Twitter. "We think we should pay for the impact all those flights have on our environment — and until our government requires us to do so, we’re doing so voluntarily."

The $1 million is going to nonprofits that work in developing world countries that are most impacted by climate change.

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