Watch how one Convenient Truths entrant reduces her carbon footprint by vermicomposting, or using worms and a compost bin to turn kitchen and garden waste into rich, odorless compost. By combining vermicomposting with recycling, she is
Check out Sarah Silverman's parody of Al Gore's documentary An Inconvenient Truth. Regardless of if you think its funny, it shows that sometimes a little comic relief can go a long way when trying to communicate a serious threat like climate change
We have tried to calculate the true cost of producing and transporting bottled water before, and have come up with just vague approximations, which did not take the production of the bottle into account. Over at Triple Pundit, Sustainability Engineer and
As promised, our first three Convenient Truths entrants of 2007, Tanya, Matt, and Jack, were given the opportunity a couple of weeks ago to have an exclusive phone chat with contest judge Daryl Hannah. Listen in to hear Daryl's thoughts on the
The advertisers have cranked up their engines, the planes are full of flowers from Africa and South America (what is the carbon footprint of this holiday?) , the Ivory Coast Blood Chocolate is being shipped out in anticipation of Valentines day. Think
With only 26 days left to enter, get creative this weekend and enter our Convenient Truths contest! Don’t miss the chance to inspire your peers to take action against climate change and win our selection of sustainable prizes valued
As a follow-up to Bush's State of the Union address last week, the TERRA vlog is announcing their "State of the Planet" address, to consist of weekly videos. This week's film, "Warming Island," is an inspiring piece. (Watch the full
We don't expect your videos to look as professional as eco-celeb Leonardo DiCaprio's new short film on global warming, but we do hope that the video, and the voice behind it, will ignite your inner activist, convince you to record your solution to
In TreeHugger Radio 15 we spoke to Jamais Cascio, co-founder of WorldChanging.com and current blogger at OpenTheFuture.com, about his dynamic analysis of the carbon footprint of the great American cheeseburger (the average American eats three of them
It's difficult to walk away from this video (just in from our friends over at Seventh Generation) without catching Marci Young's infectious need to take action against our day-to-day carbon emissions. Even if you think hitchhiking is a bit too risky a
This video on YouTube could easily serve as a trailer to our Convenient Truths contest as it illustrates a few examples of the types of video responses we're looking for. In 1-2 minutes, show us the big or small steps you’re taking to control climate
Check out the submissions we’ve got so far for the Convenient Truths contest (awarding $30,000 in prizes!). (This is a random streaming feed but you can watch individual submissions here.) These are good videos, but can you do better?
If TreeHugger knows one thing, it's that "going carbon neutral" is just about the biggest thing since sliced bread; everything (and we mean everything) is being neutralized these days, from movie productions to restaurants to sporting events (like the
"We are stardust, We are golden, We are billion year old carbon". Finger on the buzzer if you can identify that oldie but goldie....It seems that Crosby Stills Nash & Young are still around, still doing concerts and still fighting the good fight.