Greenwashing

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Public awareness of humanity’s impact on the global environment is at an all time high.  Organizations like Greenpeace and the Sierra Club are no longer fringe organizations run by ‘hippies’.  The Natural Resources Defense Council has an $87 million war chest which it wields to curb global warming and create clean energy sources, 85% of […]

MeatlessMonday.com Urges Obama to Revive National Meatless Program

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With World Health Day and Earth Day both in April, health and environmental advocates are calling on President Obama to take a page from history and proclaim national “meatless” days, as three of his predecessors in office have done. Presidents Wilson, Truman and Roosevelt all instituted national meatless days in order to divert food to […]

Obama Announces “Green Dream Team”

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Today, President-elect Barack Obama announced key members of his energy and environment team: Dr. Steven Chu will be Secretary of Energy. Winner of the Nobel Prize for physics in 1997, Dr. Chu served on the technical staff at AT&T Bell Labs (1978 –1987) and was a professor in the Physics and Applied Physics Departments at […]