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August 04, 2007

Jack Bauer goes Green (Drew)

Can a show jump the shark by virtue of something it does off screen? If so, I nominate 24.

.the seventh season of "24" will take steps to reduce and offset the carbon emissions from the show's production, with the goal of having the season finale be entirely carbon-neutral.

. After all, shooting on soundstages requires energy-hungry lighting and gear, and going on location means using portable generators and driving trucks, vans and cars loaded with equipment, costumes and people. When production on Season 7 begins this month, the show's 26 diesel vehicles and five generators will run on a more planet-friendly biodiesel blend, which will start at 5 percent biodiesel and gradually increase, barring any problems, according to executive producer Howard Gordon.

This obviously presents a conflict for the left. Sure Jack Bauer is the pop-culture face of torture but on the other hand hes oh so concerned about global warming. Whats a modern progressive to do?


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