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Carbon Footprint of Michelle Obama’s June 2011 Africa Trip

Tuesday, June 28th, 2011

Source:  SPPI Blog

First Lady Michelle Obama has returned home from her week-long trip to South Africa and Botswana—a visit focused on “youth leadership, education, health and wellness.”  Mrs. Obama was accompanied on her travels by her two daughters, her mother, a niece and nephew (and a group of support and security staff).

While global warming is a significant concern of her husband, Michelle’s interests lie more towards promoting education, healthiness, and nutrition. And as such, the carbon dioxide released by the approximately 18,000 flight miles logged during her trip probably contributed more to her causes, than to his.

Here is why. (more…)

CO2 Hypocricy — Obamas’ Vacation Carbon Footprints

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Source: Earth Times

Washington/Madrid – US First Lady Michelle Obama and one of her two daughters will take a summer break in Spain, a White House source said Monday. Mother and daughter would come to the southern holiday resort of Marbella on a “private visit in the company of old friends,” the source told the German Press Agency dpa.

US President Barack Obama will not accompany his wife, the source said. Spanish media reports said Michelle Obama and her younger daughter Sasha, 9, would be on Spain’s Costa del Sol between August 4 and 8. There had been speculation that Barack Obama might also come to Spain to celebrate his 49th birthday on August 4.

Michelle Obama has reserved about 30 rooms for herself and her daughter, their friends and bodyguards at a five-star hotel in Benahavis near Marbella, hotel sources said. The US first lady did not make any special requests, hotel owner Ricardo Arranz said, explaining that the hotel would function normally during her stay. Earlier on Monday, sources at the Zarzuela royal palace declined to say whether King Juan Carlos would meet Michelle Obama, stressing that there was no official confirmation of the first lady’s visit to Spain. Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero’s government had been disappointed in its hopes of buy baclofen without prescription, buy baclofen no prescription – abav.be. lioresal uk does help alcoholism lioresal oral effets secondaires is baclofen a cns  hosting Barack Obama when the US president cancelled his participation in a European Union-US summit that had been scheduled during the Spanish EU presidency in the first half of 2010.  The summit was subsequently called off. (more…)