Greenwashing Live Earth

As I sat down and watched TV last night I stumbled upon the delayed telecast of Live Earth on MTV.

Now for those of us who's not quite in the loop as to what on earth is Live Earth let me first give you the run down on the event, basically it was a series of worldwide concerts held on July 7, 2007, that initiated a three-year campaign to combat climate change and advocate environmentally-sustainable living. The concerts brought together more than 150 musical acts in eleven locations around the world and were broadcast to a mass global audience through radio, television, and the Internet.

Seems promising doesn't it?

Well, I have said my piece regarding that when DeathToPuberty played at the Simple Lang, Save the Climate launch of Greenpeace.

But what astounds me upon watching the delayed telecast is that its principal sponsor is Petron, a company that as we all know is responsible for the largest oil spill in the Philippines.

fuel pollution by Petron

Also its part of a climate killing industry that seeks to downplay the reality of climate change.

But a second look would evidently prove that its all part of the 'greenwashing' that several oil companies that come in the guise of Nuon and BP.

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