Posts Tagged with "cnn"

The Fate of Orangutans Is in Cargill’s Hands

Thursday, November 29, 2012

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The Fate of Orangutans Is in Cargill’s Hands

Would you expect to get shot over 100 times in your own neighborhood? Probably not, but that’s what recently happened to a female orangutan when an agribusiness giant decided to set up shop by her house. Aan, a 15 year old orangutan, was shot by a plantation worker after wandering into a palm plantation, a [...]

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Greenwash of the Week: Coal industry buys off CNN debates

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

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Coming to us via Think Progress: In Democratic presidential debate last night, CNN once again failed to ask any questions about global warming. Perhaps not surprisingly, last night’s debate was sponsored by the coal front group Americans for Balanced Energy Choices (ABEC). Considering that this is an ongoing greenwash and a blatant attempt to buy [...]

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The Mainstream Media Spreads the Word about Palm Oil

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

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It has been an amazing few weeks for media about palm oil. Three articles, from the Sacramento Bee, the NYTimes, and CNN.com highlighted the problems with the expansion of palm oil in Indonesia and Malaysia. The Sacramento Bee article highlighted the role of palm oil in habitat destruction in Indonesia– underlining the threat to orangutans [...]

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Mike Brune bites back at CNN’s Glenn Beck

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

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So it seems that CNN’s Glenn Beck thinks that cows produce more greenhouse gases than coal-fired power plants. Mike Brune, RAN’s executive director, was on the Glenn Beck’s show on Monday being interviewed about Live Earth. Beck, like a lot of conservative critics, focused on the carbon footprint of the event itself. Mike refused to [...]

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