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Cool shirt … but what is the carbon (and other pollution) footprint?

August 3rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

The Climate Reality project is an interesting concept: > a global day-long event looking to the realities of climate science and climate disruptions impacts (existing and forecast), time zone by time zone. While not surprisingly under attack from the global warming denial machine (GWDM), we can expect that Gore and his team will assemble 24 […]

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Tags: Al Gore · climate change · clothing · government energy policy

Line dry clothing: an “uncivilized” energy smart choice?

September 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Amid their enthusiastic embrace of western consumer technologies, increasingly affluent Chinese are leaving one appliance behind: clothes dryers.  According to Washington Post front-page reporting, For reasons practical as well as cultural, most Chinese consumers simply don’t like clothes dryers. Don’t want them. Don’t trust them. Won’t buy them. And even when they have them around, […]

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Tags: China · clothing · eco-friendly · Energy · environmental · Washington Post

Dress Green with Barack …

June 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Dress Green with Barack …

We’ve seen how the McCain campaign sought to fundraise with some greenwashing. (Do you have your bamboo greenwashing shirt?) Just like McCain, some lip service rather than real service to critical issues. Well, on the heels of the Sierra Club endorsement and Obama’s recent energy conversations, there is now a green Obama t-shirt. Just a […]

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Tags: barack obama · clothing · environmental · green

Greenwashing McCain’s Campaign

May 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Greenwashing is the unjustified appropriation of environmental virtue by a company, an industry, a government, a politician or even a non-government organization to create a pro-environmental image, sell a product or a policy, or to try and rehabilitate their standing with the public and decision makers after being embroiled in controversy. John McCain’s campaign is […]

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Tags: clothing · eco-friendly · environmental · greenwashing · john mccain · politics

Eco wear … and some tech that goes into it

August 12th, 2007 · Comments Off on Eco wear … and some tech that goes into it

Generally, visitors here are into the technology, that high-end variation for creating a sustainable future and lessening humanity’s footprint on the earth.  Time to lighten up a little bit and realize that fashion is something to look to as well for that smaller footprint. More durable products made from less damaging materials … Green clothing […]

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Tags: clothing · organic