Hello Everyone!
General Motors states that..."they are environmental friendly", but what are they really doing to the environment?
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In an advertisement in National Geographic magazine in 2004, General Motors Company tried to convince readers of its commitment to the environment by announcing the launch of the Escape Hybrid SUV and the remodeling its River Rouge factory. One print ad read, "Green vehicles. Cleaner factories. It's the right road for our company, and we're well underway." What General Motors failed to tell readers is that it only planned on producing 20,000 of its Hybrid SUVs per year, while continuing to produce almost 80,000 Silverado trucks per month. The Environmental Protection Agency announced that General Motors had the worst fleet wide fuel economy of all major automakers. General Motor's failure to live up to its environmentally friendly image earned the company first prize among America's top ten worst greenwashers of the year.
http://www.businessethics.ca/greenwashing/

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GENERAL MOTORS IS GOING GREEN, ATLEAST THATS WHAT THEY HAVE US THINKING...


-- General Motors, is falsely promoting its cars as environmentally friendly with ads that place GM SUVs in natural habitats as if they were as natural as the birds. In fact, SUVs get very few miles to the gallon and are far more harmful to the environment than most other automobiles. General Motors is a member of the Coalition for Vehicle Choice, an organization that
http://www.greenwashing.net/

The General's traditional blue square logo could become green.
While no official decision has yet been made, insiders are saying that the background color change is being considered, "in an effort to show consumers that it is leaner and greener, more focused on fuel efficiency and better able to make quick decisions."
http://www.autoblog.com/2009/07/09/the-greenwash-to-end-all-greenwashing-gm-reportedly-pondering-c/

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The false solutions being promoted to tackle climate change
Governments and businesses are supporting a number of measures that are seen as “cost-effective” methods of fighting climate change. These include an international market for carbon trading, clean coal technology and alternative fuels including nuclear energy and agrofuels.
But many of these measures do not actually reduce carbon emissions now – or even guarantee carbon cuts in the future.
http://www.climategreenwash.org/false-solutions


For Further Information, use the following sites:

http://www.gm.com/vehicles/ - The top four vehicles for GM are all NOT environmental friendly.

http://www.wired.com/autopia/2007/11/gm-were-going-g/

http://news.cnet.com/8301-11128_3-10308235-54.html

MOVIE:
http://technorati.com/videos/youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DbquvIgzKrzY

Pictures:
http://thenewgay.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/greenwashing+cartoon.jpg

http://www.treehugger.com/gm-green-logo.jpg

http://webecoist.com/2009/03/22/greenwash-worlds-worst-greenwashers/


WE NEED TO KNOW WHAT IS REALLY GOING ON AND LOOK PAST WHAT IS BEING PROMOTED BY GENERAL MOTORS!


Created by Marcus Cash Aiello
Allegany-Limestone Central School
Last Updated - January 29, 2010