"Get out!" Today's TGIF Keen & Green celeb is Julia Louis-Dreyfus! She is definitely one celebrity who talks the talk and walks the walk when it comes to living green.
Since the 90s, Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been actively involved with a variety of environmental organizations, such as Heal the Bay and NRDC. Meanwhile, her husband, Brad Hall, works to get Hollywood studios to be less wasteful. ... read more
Back in 2005, the There's Something About Mary star even hosted an MTV show called Trippin where fellow celebrities would travel to places in ecological jeopardy. She's been an environmental activist for quite a few years and was an early adopter of the Toyota Prius.
John Boehner, the new speaker of the House, once said: "The idea that carbon dioxide is a carcinogen that is harmful to our environment is almost comical." Congresswoman-elect Vicky Hartzler has called global warming a hoax. And I don't want to get started on the Tea Party again -- but the victorious Rand Paul does not believe in man-made climate change.
Meanwhile, Washington Republican Doc Hastings who is likely to become the new chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, wants the Obama administration to keep on drilling for oil and gas, both offshore and on federal lands.
The House of Representatives now only has FOUR Republicans who have publicly admitted that global warming pollution is real. (Yet, NONE of them voted in favor of the American Clean Energy and Security Act!!!)... read more
Today, a book by Prince Charles hit shelves. It’s called Harmony: A New Way of Looking at Our World. It covers a variety of different issues going on in the world today, from poverty to healthcare. One other topic the book discusses is climate change. It comes no surprise that climate change is an issue in Prince Charles's new book.
Charles, Prince of Wales has been a longtime champion of the environment. For almost 30 years, Prince Charles has been advocating for the environment, such as taking an interest in organic farming. Initially, people mocked him for these beliefs, but how far society has come!... read more
NPR, PBS, PRI, and Pacifica have always been big supporters of environmental causes. While most other mainstream news stations don't cover a whole lot of environmental stories, public broadcasting does.... read more
"I'm a big proponent of cleaning up the environment. I have two electric cars," he told TIME Magazine back in 2007. (Although, he does admit to having flown on private jets in that same interview...hey, at least he admits it!)
Clooney was one of the first owners of the all electric Tango. Lately, he's been driving a Tesla Roadster.
I'm sure many of you are tired of hearing about the Tea Party. I'M tired of hearing about the Tea Party. We know what they stand for: free markets, limited government, etc.
But, what are their platforms when it comes to the environment? It comes as no surprise that many Tea Party candidates seem to be anti-environment.
Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate, Dan Maes, a Tea Party darling, opposed Denver's bike sharing program. In fact, he accused Denver's Mayor John Hickenlooper of "converting Denver into a United Nations community" via the bike sharing program.... read more