Kids&#039;ChoiceAwards http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/17485/all en It's Easy Being Green: Just Listen to Celebrities http://mrc.org/articles/its-easy-being-green-just-listen-celebrities <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/colleen-raezler">Colleen Raezler</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >Nickelodeon kicked up the “green” factor a notch at this year's Kids' Choice Awards by giving actor Leonardo DiCaprio the network's first Big Green Help award at the March 28 ceremony. </p> <br /> <p >Out with the celebration of mostly kid-friendly entertainment choices and in with eco-warrior propaganda. </p> <br /> <p >DiCaprio, dubbed the “coolest guy on this hot planet” by presenter Cameron Diaz, used boilerplate fear-mongering in his acceptance speech to recruit more kids to his environmentalist cause: </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/its-easy-being-green-just-listen-celebrities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Education BigGreen CameronDiaz GlobalWarming Kids'ChoiceAwards LeonardoDiCaprio Nickelodeon NRDC Tue, 31 Mar 2009 04:00:00 +0000 admin 28724 at http://mrc.org