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Eco-Friendly Celebrities

July 30, 2008

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Actors like George Clooney, Pierce Brosnan, Alicia Silverstone and Julia Louis-Dreyfus are among several of the celebrities who are taking the spotlight off themselves and shining it onto the environment—using energy-efficient light bulbs, of course.

George Clooney launched a campaign to reduce America’s dependence on oil. He is also an advocate of sustainable energy and drives an electric Tango car. Pierce Brosnan’s, AKA James Bond, activism is focused on wetland and marine mammal protection. Julia Louis-Dreyfus is a devout environmentalist and has long been active with organizations like Heal the Bay, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Trust for Public Land. Alicia Silverstone along with being an outspoken animal activist also promotes energy-efficient light bulbs and bamboo for wood flooring.
Don’t worry. You don’t have to donate thousands of dollars to make a difference. Here are a few tips for greener living:  

    Any small step you make will make a difference in the long run.   What do you do to improve the environment?   Visit the Natural Resources Defense Council for more ways to be green.        

    About the author

    Joshua Rosenthal is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. He has worked in the nutrition field for more than 25 years, teaching at the school alongside health leaders including Andrew Weil, Deepak Chopra and Barry Sears. At Integrative Nutrition students are trained as Health Coaches, receiving the holistic nutrition education necessary for them go out into the world and help others improve their health and happiness.