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August 15, 2006

The Buzz

"If you went five years ago, you'd see a lot of ponytails. Now these conferences are packed with suits."

--financier attending a renewable energy conference, BusinessWeek, August 14, 2006
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"While 'doing something for the environment' once meant tossing a newspaper in a recycling bin or buying organic lettuce, now nearly every aspect of daily life--from the toilets we flush to the flowers that decorate our dinner tables--is being radically rethought."

--Washington Post, August 6
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"The tech elite and the financiers who fund them are bored with Google and MySpace. Their New, New, New Thing . . . is alternative energy."

--Slate, July 22

August 01, 2006

From Ozone Man to Fashion Icon

Al, Save UsA style bulletin from, of all places, The Nation: Designer Marc Jacobs is selling Al Gore T-shirts, tote bags, and trucker hats; all proceeds go to Gore’s Climate Project.

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