The Fix guide to holiday giving
Four "Fix-perts" on creative non-gifts and COVID-safe activities that’ll help you celebrate the holidays (without the mountain of trash).
BP says it’s 80% in agreement with Extinction Rebellion. Huh?
Big oil has a greenwashing problem
Sierra Club’s new video slams Ford for greenwashing its public image
Automakers want to "harmonize and adjust" current emissions and efficiency standards.
How EPA helps big corporations greenwash
EPA's Green Power Partnership, which recognizes companies using renewable energy, makes Walmart look good while ignoring more significant efforts by much smaller entities.
Four ways enviros can keep Walmart in the hot seat
The world's biggest retailer has gotten an undeserved free pass from many environmentalists. It's time to take a tougher line and set a higher standard, argues Stacy Mitchell in the conclusion to her series on Walmart's greenwashing.
Would you wear fish-skin shoes? Manolo Blahnik thinks you would
Designer Manolo Blahnik, who makes wildly expensive footwear, is launching a line of shoes made with sustainable or recycled material, like "raffia, cork and tilapia skins." Ooh, this is a good idea! What about tin foil? What about banana skins? What about Kleenex boxes? They are already practically shoes! In all seriousness, it's kind of […]
ConAgra sued over 'natural' GMO cooking oils
The class-action lawsuit could have far-ranging implications for the multitude of GMO products creeping onto supermarket shelves while claiming to be "natural."
Companies claim concern for climate, but sponsor ALEC
By sponsoring the American Legislative Exchange Council, many corporations violate their own greenwashed official policies on climate change.
Coke, BPA, and the limits of ‘green capitalism’
Don’t drink the Coca-Cola Kool-AidPhoto: Oleg Sklyanchuk“Coca-Cola goes green,” announced a 2010 Forbes article. Indeed, the beverages giant maintains partnerships with Big Green groups like Conservation International and World Wildlife Fund. It recently even completed its takeover of Honest Tea, an organic bottled-tea company. It would clearly like to be seen as a paragon of […]