Friday, 20 April 2007

Go Green ....... Vote Green!

Nice of the Newcastle Journal & Evening Chronicle to launch their 'Go Green' campaign in support of our local election campaign...

Of course - the campaign is flawed from the start if it assumes that individuals can transform things just by 'doing our bit' in recycling, saving energy and reducing car use. Individuals can only take things so far - and even consumer pressure has its limits. We need local and national government to start changing too

And of course the only way to get our politicians to react is to vote Green - that way you either get elected Green politicians who understand what needs to be done, or at the very least, pressure the other parties to take on Green policies (even if they don't really understand them)

So - to restore meaning to the Conservatives' new slogan - If you want to Go Green - Vote Green!

1 comment:

Nic said...

And...

Have you noticed - Chronicle logo (front of their 32pp launch supplement) - misquotes the waste reduction hierarchy - saying 'Renew * Reuse * Recycle' instead of 'Reduce * Reuse * Recycle'. Does rather highlight a lack of real understanding when using Green 'buzzwords'