Meet the 'Hippy-crites': Green Celebs Who Don't Practice What They Preach

May 6th, 2008 10:12 AM

For years, NewsBusters has been telling readers how much better the foreign press are at covering both sides of the global warming debate.

On Tuesday, Britain's Daily Mail published a perfect example of this maxim with a delicious piece about "hippy-crites": those pompous, holier-than-thou movie stars that go around the world advocating environmental causes and reducing one's carbon footprint while they themselves emit more carbon dioxide in a year than the average person will his entire life.

Here are a few of my favorites (h/t NBer Blonde, picture right courtesy Daily Telegraph, others courtesy Daily Mail):

Be sure to read the entire piece for more "hippy-crite" sightings.

While doing so, ask yourself why America's media won't en masse address this issue? Could it be that they'd have to expose the biggest "hippy-crite" of them all, none other than Nobel Laureate Al Gore:

Yeah, they couldn't do that.