Sunday 18 April 2010

Greenwash crap

Yesterday’s Independent boasted The Green Awards

Including Greenwash like this:

The old internal combustion engine gets an unsympathetic press, but in the right hands it can be green.

Best car: BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics

If you want or need to drive your BMW hard it will take you to 60mph in around 8 seconds and on to a top speed of 137mph

Yeah, very environmental.

And doncha just hate being lectured on sustainability by multi-millionaire jet-setting celebrities (who are currently enduring unimaginable suffering thanks to an Icelandic volcano). It’s bad enough being lectured on diet by eight-homes long-haul Sir Paul McCartney. And now we have

Best celebrity: Natalie Portman

As part of Greening the planet

In 2007, she travelled to Rwanda

Something tells me she didn’t cycle there.