Recently, America has had to come to terms with the fact that apparently, Congress thinks that pizza is a vegetable. It’s a decision that’s raised a lot of eyebrows – the tomato paste used for sauce doesn’t really seem to counteract the crust, cheese and pepperoni that make up the rest of a slice of pizza.
The EPA’s Energy Star label is pretty well known at this point – there’s an Energy Star sticker on the laptop I’m using to write this. It rates the energy efficiency of a variety of major household appliances so that consumers can make educated choices when they’re purchasing new items.
Investors representing more than $20 trillion in assets recently banded together to urge world leaders to form a legally enforceable plan to fight climate change. The investors came together before the upcoming climate summit in Durban, South Africa. This is the largest group to make such a request – both by numbers and by the amount of their assets.
The Northeast Electric Vehicle Network is a new coalition of states who have banded together to support clean energy and to reduce dependence on foreign oil while reducing the environmental impact of vehicles.
Wal-Mart stores in China have been mislabeling pork products as “organic,” even though the meat is not organic. This isn’t the first time Wal-Mart stores not only in China but the United States, as well, has mislabeled products as “organic,” so be sure to double-check organic products when buying them at Wal-Mart stores.