A Response to ABC’s Media Watch’s “Shoot the Coral Messenger” Flimflam!

Guest essay by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University and author of Landscapes & Cycles: An Environmentalist’s Journey to Climate Skepticism Great Barrier Reef With Exposed Coral at Low Tide Being a Yankee I just recently became aware of the Australian Broadcasting Company’s Media Watch (MW) and The Australian…

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Why do consumers participate in 'green' programs?

From MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY From recycling to reusing hotel towels, consumers who participate in a company’s “green” program are more satisfied with its service, finds a new study co-led by a Michigan State University researcher. Doing good makes customers feel good, and that “warm glow” shapes opinion, said Tomas Hult, Byington Endowed Chair and professor…