Here's the problem.
It's imaginary laws to govern imaginary offenses against imaginary ills defined by imaginary science construed to imaginary causes.
Regrettably, these druid a**holes want to be paid in real currency. Beats honest work if you can get it.
I'd have no qualms at all about paying for carbon credits if we could do it with colorful Monopoly money or chicken gizzards and infant blood, as is appropriate.