Is the all-star version of “Beds Are Burning” the eco-jam of 2009? What actress found happiness in a pile of goat manure? Prius drivers, have you heard about the danger lurking in your floor mat? Today’s Eco-Beat has the scoop on all the latest green news and tips.
Green in a Flash:
| “Beds Are Burning” Video Hits the Web
Much like Sting’s eco-centered “Message in a Bottle,” a gaggle of green celebrities have lent their voices to a new celebrity sing-a-long version of Midnight Oil’s “Beds Are Burning.” Duran Duran, Fergie, Lily Allen, and Bob Geldof are just a few of the stars making an appearance.
| Ellen Page Lived in a Eco-Commune
After the immense success that followed “Juno,” Ellen Page apparently felt the need to lay low for a while and study the art of permaculture at an eco-village outside Eugene, Oregon. There, she learned that shoveling goat poop was one of life’s hidden treasures.
|Toyota Issues a Recall on Prius, Other Models
Yeah, a Prius can save you big bucks on gas … as long as you don’t drive with a lead foot. While I’m sure most hybrid drivers would never drive like that intentionally, due to a flaw in the the floormat/accelerator pedal design, your pedal could get stuck to the floor!
| Will the 2016 Olympics be Mankind’s Last?
While I find the prediction
|A New Frontier in the Anti-Smoking War
In the fight to improve air-quality for non-smokers, lighting up has been banned almost universally in all bars, restaurants and public places. Now, a Dallas woman is suing her neighbor for smoke that has allegedly wafted through their shared firewall.
Green in a Flash:
- Mahindra’s diesel-sipping pickups will hit showrooms in 2009.
- How a brief overview of the brand new 800-page Senate climate bill.
- Put some pesticide-free hemp in your doggie’s dish; it’s all-natural and 100% legal.