Archive | October, 2010

UN Convention meets to decide how to enhance corporate profits by marketing biodiversity

Profit-making and protection of biodiversity are directly opposed and can never be reconciled ++++++++ by Anne Petermann Executive Director, Global Justice Ecology Project and North American Focal Point of Global Forest Coalition Climate Connections October 17, 2010 Governments from all over the world are gathering in Nagoya, Japan for the next two weeks to discuss […]

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Electric Evasion: The Great Green Car Con

Greenwashing 101:  Why electric cars can make things worse +++++++++ by Michael Dawson Counterpunch For any product that gets produced, green-ness involves four questions: Material Intake: How much and what types of material does making the product extract from the environment? Material Output: How does the product end up putting materials back into the environment, […]

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