12 Aug '12, 11pm

London 2012 - False start or head start for green business?

Shaun McCarthy paints a very one-sided pro-corporate green-washed picture but that is unsurprising in the light of the fact that he spent most of his life in the climate-destroying industries of Shell and BAA. He makes no mention of the fact that even one of his own commission members resigned in disgust. An alternative take on Un-Green Games could inlude: 1/ 80% of electricity will be provided by EDF's nuclear supply. Leaving an Olympics toxic legacy for generations. 2/ BP "green" sponsor is one of the worlds largest carbon criminals. 3/ Instead of creating Olympic Green Lanes, they created BMW lanes where London's cyclists were barred from. 4/ The average of 120 g/Co2/km for cars being used is about 60% worse than best available technology. 5/ Rio Tinto Zinc - another "greenwash" sponsor is the world's largest private source of nuclear pollution from uranium mining. 6. N...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/opinion/2198108/london-20...

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