Cate Blanchett's 'Do As I Say, Not As I Do' Earth Hour

Cate Blanchett is a fine actress in the studio, but her real life performances are less convincing.  I can't believe we attended the same university.  Some history: Cate's statements Cate's actionsOne: "Most Australians realise we simply can't address our drought and water shortages if we don't reduce our spiralling levels of greenhouse pollution." Cate is happy to promote the so-called beauty industry - and accepts contracts from multinationals. Toxic, animal-tested products, in heavy packaging? Fine. Cate makes easy money. Two: "We're so in America's back pocket it's embarrassing. We have to claim our individualism, but also reconnect to the world in a better way. We've really isolated ourselves from Asia. I think that's politically and culturally very foolish. The problem with Australia is that it's uranium- and coal-rich, so whoever gets in needs to be really responsible."Cate supported Australia's "individualism" by supporting the Kyoto...(Read Full Post)