Posts Tagged with "consumption"

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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The Story of Stuff

Thursday, December 6, 2007

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Here’s a great video about the cycle of production and consumption: The Story of Stuff. Sponsored by our friends at the Tides Foundation and Funders Workgroup for Sustainable Production and Consumption. You’ll see RAN on their list of NGOs working on changing the materials economy.

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Greenwash of the Week: Chevron video game urges smart energy planning–like burning lots of oil.

Wednesday, September 5, 2007

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Thanks to the good ole San Francisco Chronicle for once again calling my attention to an oil company just begging to win our Greenwash of the Week award. Alright, Chevron, your new online video game Energyville is our big winner. The basic idea is that they give you city and you get to decide how [...]

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