23 May '11, 10pm

Sigourney Weaver on the Environment: "Let's Kick Some Ass": Actress Sigourney Weaver, artist Maya Lin and the "W...

Sigourney Weaver on the Environment: "Let's Kick Some Ass": Actress Sigourney Weaver, artist Maya Lin and the "W...

Sigourney Weaver (top) and Maya Lin won 2011 Rachel Carson Awards at the National Audubon Society's Women in Conservation awards ceremony May 23, 2011 in New York City. Photo: Courtesy National Audubon Society related articles By Dan Shapley Sigourney Weaver, reflecting on being selected to win a 2011 Rachel Carson award, wondered what the pioneering environmentalist and author of Silent Spring would do if she were alive today to face the world's environmental problems. "What would Rachel Carson do?" the actress and activist asked. "More." Weaver's rousing pep talk served as the keynote address for the National Audubon Society's Women in Conservation awards ceremony Monday at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. Women have always been environmentalists, concerned with conserving scarce resources for their families, Weaver said, and it's now time for women to "kick some ass" o...

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