Best Environmental friendly Oil Companies - Fuelly Forums

Click here to see important news regarding the aCar App

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-17-2007, 03:45 PM   #1
Registered Member
zpiloto's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 1,225
Country: United States
Best Environmental friendly Oil Companies

Is that an oxymoron. BP

zpiloto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2007, 03:50 PM   #2
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,195
Country: United States
I read an article the other day for my economy v. the environment class stating that BP makes billions for it's "we hate oil image" by selling tons of oil and almost none of the stuff it promotes as its company objectives,


SVOboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2007, 04:01 PM   #3
Registered Member
omgwtfbyobbq's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 1,516
Country: United States
Ha! Not only do consumers have to pay for inflated oil, now they have the option of paying to manage some of the externalities, which should be in the price in the first place. Of course, that would put fossil fuels at a significant disadvantage compared to just about every other energy source, but hey... All's fair in externalities and economics. At least, I wish it were.
Originally Posted by FormulaTwo
I think if i could get that type of FE i would have no problem driving a dildo shaped car.
omgwtfbyobbq is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2007, 07:30 PM   #4
Supporting Member
cfg83's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 1,779
Country: United States
zpiloto -

Originally Posted by zpiloto View Post
Is that an oxymoron. BP
Greenwash (a portmanteau of green and whitewash) is a pejorative term that environmentalists and other critics use to describe the activity of giving a positive public image to putatively environmentally unsound practices. The term first arose in the early 1990s (an early use of the word appeared as the title of an article in the 1991 March or April issue of Mother Jones magazine).

Corporations claim that the promotion of free markets policies, new technology and economic growth are essential to promoting sustainable development, and increasingly claim that they are more environmentally aware. Critics, however, claim that there is little evidence transnational corporations are substantially changing their behavior despite their rhetoric; and they claim that many corporations remain the primary creators of environmentally damaging and unsustainable technologies. Greenwashing is thus a deceptive marketing technique only.
Old School SW2 EPA ... New School Civic EPA :

What's your EPA MPG?
cfg83 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Where's the Jeep Wrangler forum? Revolution Fuelly Web Support and Community News 2 04-16-2012 09:40 AM
Help! AlfieGT Fuelly Web Support and Community News 1 05-22-2011 11:35 PM
Combined totals of all my vehicles? nizationpcs Fuelly Web Support and Community News 0 03-30-2009 06:41 AM
Hi to everyone hawkgt647 Introduce Yourself - New member Welcome 21 04-09-2006 08:11 AM
"active" aero grille slats on 06 civic concept MetroMPG General Fuel Topics 21 01-03-2006 12:02 PM

» Fuelly Android Apps
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 08:31 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.