Nov 052021

Is Carbon Offsetting Greenwashing?

While global representatives are busy at COP26, it’s important to pay attention to the topic of net zero targets. Carbon offsetting is a concept often described as a solution for reaching net zero, but what does…Continue Reading

May 072021

Examples of Greenwashing 2021

I’m back with another post on greenwashing! Positively, since I started writing about greenwashing a few years ago, society has become more attuned to green-tinted marketing ploys. Most people are aware of and concerned about climate…Continue Reading

Jan 292021

Geoengineering – is it Greenwashing?

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This is the second installment in my series “Is it Greenwashing?”, where I look at the nuances of climate and environmental crises solutions. In this post, I’m venturing into the fraught territory of geoengineering. I explain…Continue Reading

Nov 132020

Afforestation – Is it Greenwashing?

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I’m starting a new series on my blog called “Is it Greenwashing?”. In my other posts on greenwashing (linked below) my examples have been fairly conventional, such as green packaging, or using words like “natural” in…Continue Reading

Oct 092020

Are Essential Oils Greenwashing?

Essential Oils by Chistin Hume

Plant extracts have a long history in healthcare and continue to retain prominence. Distilled botanicals exist in traditional and homeopathic medicines, and can be used to create Western pharmaceuticals. I have a doctorate in the history…Continue Reading