Excerpt from the Barbra Streisand profile:
An ardent environmentalist, Barbra Streisand claims that Republicans are to blame for “poison in the water, salmonella in the food, carbon dioxide in the air, and toxic waste in the ground.” While she urges ordinary Californians to do their part for energy conservation and environmental protection, one of Streisand’s numerous homes is a 10,000-square-foot oceanfront mansion in Malibu that some environmentalists believe is contributing significantly to coastline erosion. Streisand initiated an unsuccessful $50 million lawsuit for “invasion of privacy” against one environmentalist organization that had photographed her house and made the foregoing observation.
Streisand passionately believes that “global warming” is caused by human industrial activity, and that the U.S. should do more to combat the problem. In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, she said: “We are in a global warming emergency state and these storms are going to become more frequent, more intense … I mean, for the United States not to be part of the Kyoto treaty is unforgivable.” …
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