Monday, April 17, 2006

Green Celebs Share How They Are Saving the Planet!

It's always a pleasure to be preached to by celebrities! They know so much more than we do about everything! They may not be well educated or even smart - but they do make a lot of money and get tons of attention - and that makes them better than us! So when celebrities gave tips on how we can conserve energy in the latest issue of "Vanity Fair" I thought, "Boy! We had better listen or we're doomed!"

Some of their really useful tips? Julia Roberts - who qualifies her expertise by once having portrayed enriro-activist, Erin Brockovich in the movie of the same title - suggests that you, "don't rinse your dishes before you put them in the dishwasher." She's currently building a 40,000 square foot solar powered home and suggests that we use a metal re-usable cup next time we go to get coffee and re-use our grocery bags.

George Clooney, who flew to the interview in his veggie-oil powered Airstream IV, drove from the hotel to the photo-shoot in his fully-electric, zero-emission, two-seater Tango. "Every so-called 'American' should get one" says the really, really smart actor,"that and a villa in Lake Como. Everyone should have those two things - I mean it - it would seriously change your lives, people. Seriously. You gotta walk the walk.” The car retails for $108,000.

Says Robert Kennedy Jr., "When I was throwing rocks off of overpasses onto oncoming cars and even when I was shooting up smack, I would often recycle my used needles by passing them to another addict. I was always caring about the environment." According to Bobby Jr's take on the Hurricane Katrina disaster, "Haley Barbour is reaping what he has sown." for opposing the Kyoto protocol. And continued, "perhaps the hurricane hit Mississippi the hardest at the last minute because Barbour was the governor." Wow. Compassion and smarts! Isn't that a Kennedy trademark?

More tips? "Have one of your servants hang your clothes on the line instead of putting them in the dryer," Ms. Roberts suggests. "Then ask one of your gardeners to plant a garden for you - that way, you can eat food that is actually grown in your garden - oh - and don't throw your cigarette butts out the window of your car. Those filters take like, about three weeks to biodegrade. Like, I'm totally serious."


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