It's not easy pretending to be green

Wed, 2007-01-10 21:07Kevin Grandia
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It's not easy pretending to be green

Once in a while a great public information campaign comes along, and this one by the Rain Forest Action Network fits the bill.

At the Detroit Auto Show, they had a full-size Kermit the Frog complaining about it's involvement in Ford Motor Company advertisements. As DeSmog readers well know , Ford Motor Company promotes a very green image, while continuing to fund organizations, like the Competitive Enterprise Institute, that sow doubt about the realities of global warming.

Correction: it was brought to DeSmog's attention by an astute reader that the Rain Forest Action Network is only one of three partners in the Kermit campaign. The other two groups are the Global Exchange and the Ruckus Society, which, along with RAN, formed a coalition called “Freedom from Oil. ”

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You can see the press release at: http://ran.org/media_center/news_article/?uid=2231

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