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Cali's bi-partisan "greenwashing" scandals continue with reckless abandon

Not to be too cynical, but voters ought to be used to such manipulation by now when it comes to ballot measures. They approved a $68-billion high-speed-rail project in 2008 that offered specific guarantees — few of which are included in the current rail plan. 172 mots de plus

Sacramento Update

Green Bonds or green washing?

Green Bonds or Green washing?

The latest rage in environmental finance is the green bond.   Christiana Figueres the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change even declared optimistically and perhaps hopefully at the 2014 Investor Summit on Climate Risk in January that 2014 would be the year of the GreenBond ( 807 mots de plus

Cecil And Anthropomorphism

The killing of Cecil the lion at the Hwange National Park on July 1, was of course tragic. However, the public response to his death reflects a deeper tendency for humans to want to humanize animals. 540 mots de plus

Greenwashing And The Collective Corporate Opposition to Environmentalism

The greenwashing of products and lifestyles can be seen as an illustration of how corporate strategies attempt to pacify criticism of unethical corporate decision-making strategies. These strategies are intended to divert public attention away from unethical environmental practices and thus seek to legitimize decisions that would otherwise expose corporations to intense public scrutiny. 854 mots de plus

Taking a closer look at ingredients in skincare products

The chemicals in our skincare. We all know they are there, but for most of us, we just use it and don’t really give that much thought about what those words mean, or what those chemicals are, or how they may or may not impact your health. 681 mots de plus


Greenwashed Food Labels vs. The Savvy Consumer

#MUNIonThis: Countless brands are responding to the consumer demand for more healthful food options by “greenwashing”— slapping their products with labels that boast “organic”, “all natural”, “sugar-free”, and the like.

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