30 Jul '15, 8pm

Why we need to retire the word 'eco-friendly'

Why we need to retire the word 'eco-friendly'

Plenty of words have fallen out of favor over time — and I'm going to make the argument to retire one altogether. My desire to eradicate this word arose after reading Andrew Revkin's fascinating NYTimes DotEarth article , debating whether or not human beings can work together to not destroy the Earth's ecosystems and our ability to live on it. It was a fascinating discussion — I encourage you to read the story — but my problem doesn't lie in what was written there. After I had shut my laptop, full of deep thoughts about the future of the planet, I strapped on my sneakers and headed out for a trail run in the woods of the Coast Range mountains of Oregon. I was listening to a Slate podcast. (My trail run is relevant to this point because this is the time of day when I'm reminded how incredibly gorgeous the planet is, and how much we could lose if we pull one too many foundat...

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