by Michael dEstries
Categories: Fashion, Film/TV, Transport
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flowersWith The Simpsons starting their incredible 20th season this past weekend, National Geographic thought it only right to sit down with Lisa Simpson for an interview. The sister of Bart and Maggie, Lisa is also a vegetarian and involved in environmental activism. When asked what her family has done to “go green”, she responded with, “Well, my Dad said his bald spot is “a solar panel for a love machine.” I don’t know what that means, but I’m looking into whether we can hook it into the grid and get carbon credits.” [Read more...]

flowersMischa Barton recently reviewed the Lexus RX400h Hybrid for an Aussie site called AutoChic. In the end, she found the vehicle “stylish and environmentally friendly” and would love to take it to where the rainforest meets the sea in North Queensland. [Read more...]

flowersLast Friday, a bill was introduced into the U.S. Senate closing a loophole in federal law that currently allows some animal fur garments to go unlabeled if the value of the fur is less than $150, leaving consumers in the dark as to whether they are buying faux or animal fur. Called the “Truth in Fur Labeling Act”, the bill also addresses accurate and consistent language on labels of raccoon dog fur. [Read more...]

About Michael dEstries

Michael has been blogging since 2005 on issues such as sustainability, renewable energy, philanthropy, and healthy living. He regularly contributes to a slew of publications, as well as consulting with companies looking to make an impact using the web and social media. He lives in Ithaca, NY with his family on an apple farm.

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