Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Flavor Flav To Enjoy First Carbon Neutral Roast From Comedy Central

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

This coming August, former Public Enemy hype man Flavor Flav will enjoy the first ever carbon neutral celebrity roast, courtesy of Comedy Central. From the article,

“Comedy Central will achieve “carbon neutrality” by purchasing so-called offsets from NativeEnergy. So, that means Comedy Central will be able to pollute all they want throughout the night and then just write a check to soothe their guilty conscience. Go environment!”

One one hand, the author has a point. I’m starting to get a little tired of companies claiming they’re now “green” as a result of carbon credits. An investment in carbon neutrality should never be an excuse to proceed with “business as usual”. If Comedy Central truly wants to advertise the event as eco-friendly, they should makes steps to reduce the footprint of the event first and then offset it. Will there be alternative-energy vehicles to shuttle people around? Efficient lighting and/or recycled materials, composting leftover food, use of corn-based plastics, etc.

Carbon Neutrality is a great first step — but please realize that it’s no longer enough to justify a fully-green event. You can view the release here.

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments
blood

Study finds vegan blood is 8 times more effective at killing cancer cells

Blood taken from vegans is 8 times more effective at killing cancer cells!

shutterstock_436148218

Stop calling vegan food “cruelty-free”

Many vegans proudly proclaim that their food is “cruelty-free” as though issues of justice and injustice begin and end with our use of nonhuman animals.

shutterstock_273565880

My Parents Forced Veganism on Me

If vegan parents don’t “force” their vegan values and beliefs on their children, society won’t hesitate to “force” standard American values instead.