"Audi's 'Green Police' Super Bowl Ad Controversial"

"Perhaps you saw that ad during the Superbowl in which eco-enforcing "Green Police" seem to run a police state of sorts. They arrest a man for choosing plastic bags at the checkout counter, storm a house for a battery discarded in the garbage, and handcuff another man on his front porch in a "light bulb crackdown." He'd installed incandescent — rather than, presumably, compact fluorescent — light bulbs."

Moises Velasquez-Manoff posts in the Christian Science Monitor's Bright Green blog February 9, 2010. Includes video.

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"Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models Miss the Boat on Climate Change"

The just-out Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue was shot -- where else? -- on the beaches of the Maldives Islands, which are threatened by climate-related sea-level rise. Objectification of women is drawing less protest than the objectification of islands.

Tara Lohan posts in the activist blog Environment.change.org February 4, 2010.

Source: Christian Science Monitor, 02/11/2010