Buy Your Clean Air Today!

Via on Sep 2, 2010

Warning: This video may cause worry and shortness of breath.

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This ironic 1980s-style infomercial–flogging a fake brand of canned air called “Fresh Air”–is actually a brilliant new Clean Air Network (CAN) public service announcement, starring Hong Kong movie star, Daniel Wu.

Let’s hope we don’t have to buy clean air any time in the near future. Like we “need” to buy clean water. Breathe.

About CAN.

Clean Air Network Limited (an independent Hong Kong NGO) is a network bringing together and amplifying the voices of individuals, groups and organizations to urge the Hong Kong Government to act immediately to clean our air. Learn more about CAN at www.hongkongcan.org.

Side Note: I scream, you scream, we all scream… for clean air!

CAN has recently partnered up with Ben & Jerry’s to promote clean air awareness. They’re hosting a drawing competition so children can draw their artistic impressions of Hong Kong’s air–an opportunity to educate children about the hazardous air pollution conditions. Winners will receive ice cream treats.

Now, breathe.

About Lynn Hasselberger

Lynn Hasselberger lives in Chicagoland with her son, husband and two cats. She loves sunrises, running, yoga, chocolate, and NYR, and has a voracious appetite for comedy. In her spare time, she blogs at myEARTH360.com and LynnHasselberger.com. A "Green Diva" and social media addict, you'll most likely find Lynn on twitter (@LynnHasselbrgr & @myEARTH360) and facebook. She hopes to make the world a better place, have more fun, re-develop her math skills and overcome her fear of public speaking. Like her writing? Subscribe to her posts.

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6 Responses to “Buy Your Clean Air Today!”

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    I think that is insane.. Hope that will never be a reality, but i wouldn't suprise me.

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