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Big Mistake: Hiring "Greenpeace Co-Founder" Patrick Moore To Peddle Vinyl Windows

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:15 AM
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Doors and Windows PVC (CNW Group/Canadian Plastics Industry Association) They look so cute on their polyurethane sofa, in front of the wall of vinyl windows and doors, in the stock shot from the Canadian vinyl industry. The Vinyl salesmen are also promoting Greenpeace co-founder Patrick Moore, who has been a serial shill for the nuclear industry ("there is no proof global warming is caused by humans, but it is likely enough that the world should turn to nuclear power"), loggers of the Amazon rainforest ("All these save-the-forests arguments are based on bad science...") the lumber industry ("clear-cutting is good for forests"), pharmaceuticals in water (it's "inevitable that a small amount of ingested pharmaceuticals will eventually show up at trace levels in wastewater"). it got so bad that Greenpeace has a statement on its website complaining that Moore, kicked out of Greenpeace 25 years ago, noting that he " exploits long-gone ties with Greenpeace to sell himself as a speaker and pro-corporate spokesperson, usually taking positions that Greenpeace opposes." And now he is peddling vinyl windows. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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