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Why a Truly ‘Green’ Car Race Might Not Be Possible for Formula One

Three model cars sit side-by-side on the windowsill of Zach Baumer’s office in East Austin, memories of a childhood spent with his family at Indy 500 races. ā€œGrowing up in Indianapolis, I just have sort of a thing for cars,” he says. “Not that I think we should be driving single occupancy vehicles! But … […]

Misleading Labels and Greenwashing: What’s A Consumer to Do?

Woe is the eco-consciousĀ consumer. Just when they think they’re buying green, something screws it all up. The latest group allegedly mucking things up is theĀ Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), which is losing corporateĀ sponsorsĀ amid allegations of “green-washing.” First, some background. SFI officially started as a division of the the industry group American Forest and Paper Association (AF&PA). […]

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