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Greenwashing

GM Asking Students to Help Greenwash

Glenn Hurowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Glenn Hurowitz

My intern, Meg Imholt, is also the president of EcoSense, American University's environmental group... the target of GM's latest cynical marketing attempt.

A Green Opposition to a Colorless Proposition

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael DeJong

Eco-activists Rachael Carson and Henry David Thoreau didn't call for cleaner air and water for gay people - they raised their clarion call to ignite a flame under all people.

New "Green" Nightclub

New York Post | Justin Rocket Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Jean-Georges announces he's opening a green restaurant. Then $72 prix-fixe Rouge Tomate says it doesn't have table cloths because they're "green." Now...

"Greenwash Brigade" Addresses The Benefits Of Coal

Greenwash Brigade | Jim Nicolow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Holy crap. Is the onslaught of "clean coal" internet ads driving anyone else nuts? You can't open a news website without being subjected to greenwash ...

Global Warming Denier Bob Lutz Continues Making General Motors Look Ridiculous

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Show me an environmentalist that "likes" Bob Lutz and I'll show you a gullible fool. Seriously, I'd love to know who he is talking about.

Good Guide Helps With Green Shopping

Maura Judkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maura Judkis

Without carbon labeling, it's hard for consumers to know which products make the eco-friendly grade and which don't (and some would argue it's difficu...

Corporate Cotton Greenwash!

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

An ad is basically asserting that because it's a 'natural' fiber (i.e. it grows from the ground), cotton is green, or environmentally friendly. Nothing could be further from the truth!

Will Anyone Seriously Question T. Boone Pickens at the Big Tent?

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

Will John Podesta and Carl Pope a) greenwash a Republican operative oil man who funded the swift boat vets and has plans to make billions selling natural gas and exploiting our water supply? or b) do the right thing?

Greenwashing: How Bad Is It Really?

American Public Media | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The debate between Joel Makower of GreenBiz.com and Jeffrey Hollender of Seventh Generation on the magnitude of greenwashing has been fascinating, alt...

Generation Y's 15 Favorite Eco-friendly Brands

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Outlaw Consulting, a qualitative research firm that monitors popular trends amongst the generation Y age group, surveyed 100 panelist on their preferr...

Greenwashing: The Six Sins Of Greenwashing

TheDailyGreen.com | Annie Bell Muzaurieta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Greenwashing, the term used when a company misleads a consumer regarding its environmental practices, can make it difficult for the average eco-newbie...

Greenwashers Beware: The Truth Will Come Out

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Since the green movement has gained momentum, there has been a lot of talk about whether a company is greenwashing or whether carbon credits can be trusted.

King Fossil Loves Global Warming & Removes McCain's Mountaintop

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

King Fossil Fuel has ruled: there will be no Senate debate on global warming this year. And Joe Lieberman's greenwashed campaign gift for John McCain is a no-go.

Greenwashing Our Cities?

Majora Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Majora Carter

One problem we face with all our well-meaning legislative efforts is that not all laws get enforced equally. Let's face it, no matter what color you ...