For seven years Mark Stone was an important and serious environmental activist. According to the Guardian, he took part in every major protest in the UK from 2003 onwards and traveled abroad to demo's as well.
If you've seen the commercials that make up Chevron's new "We Agree" campaign, you might well be infuriated. Despite its refusal to take responsibility for dumping 16.8 million gallons of crude oil into
Fiji, probably the least favorite in an already disliked industry, is the target of a class action lawsuit alleging the company has profited from greenwashing. Specifically, from greenwashing claims that its products are
When Porsche presented the 918 Spyder plug-in electric concept car, it got some leaded blood boiling. A sportscar that can do 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds but gets under 78 miles per gallon (3L/100km)? Brian Merchant
This one's probably a bit insider-info for most TreeHugger readers, and I admit I'm partially to blame for it, but bear with me because it's if you care about rampant greenwashing and deforestation it's important: A group of prominent scientists has
In case you haven't seen it yet, world renowned climatologist Dr James Hansen of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies has an excellent new piece in The Guardian wherein he talks at length about his journey from straight science to self-imposed
"Plug-in living" is coming to India, in the guise of what design blog Design Flute is calling India's first prefab green villa. Designer Pinakin Patel calls it the Hara Villa- Hara being Hindi for "green."
Rio has been going through a bit of a rough patch lately- it's been set on fire by a hot air balloon and hit hard by deadly torrential rains. But the city is far from beat: a key player in Brazil's plan to drastically reduce
Eyewear company Modo is looking to make a big splash with its new line of green eyeglasses, called ECO- Earth Conscious Optics. For around $130, you can look good and feel better, knowing that your designer eye wear
Architects use all kinds of tricks to make their buildings look better in renderings; mirrored glass used to be a favourite, with renderings of buildings showing reflections of sky and clouds as the building just blended into the landscape.
I have always thought that those "save the planet, re-use your towel" signs in fleabag motels were less about saving the planet than they were about saving money, and it appears that hotel workers feel the same way; In Toronto, hotel
MikeZ has started a thread for the worst of the worst green ideas. So far we've got:
Using a bicycle to generate power...Carbon Capture and Sequestration. It's not even a "Bad Green Idea", it's a GreenWash and a
Look at the bottle of juice you just drank. The detergent you're going to use. The plastic backer on the desk calendar. What's on all of them? That familiar "chasing arrows" graphic with a number in the middle. That means it's