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The Corner of Dissonance: Green and on the Wing

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The lastest gong sounding from TCOD:

Researchers at Britain's Exeter University studied 200 individuals and report that people in their sample who are the most avid recyclers and energy savers at home are also the most likely to take long airline trips abroad.

As The Guardian reports, "the carbon emissions from such flights can swamp the green savings made at home, the researchers claim."

We're looking for your examples of dissonance. Leave them in the comments, or comment in this one, please.

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We only feed our baby organic baby food, but we only use disposable diapers.

Sent by David Coats | 5:00 PM | 9-24-2008

In the business section of the Honolulu Advertiser, two clashing articles.

"Hotel breakfasts go gourmet for guests' sophisticated tastes
Move over, pancakes and omelets. Make room for lobster hash and five-spiced waffles with duck confit. "

Right next to:
"Venerable Harley feeling pain of weak economy
Owning a chromed or custom Harley-Davidson is "not about transportation; it's about an experience," says the company's chief executive, James L. Ziemer. "

Who is eatting lobster has these days? And who is admitting it?

Sent by Sandy from Honolulu | 8:43 PM | 9-29-2008

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