Movie Producer Shares Climate Solutions for Earth Day's 50th Anniversary
April 21, 2020
Hosted by Lori Anne Rising and “Uncle Mark” Olmstead
Is it really possible for an average suburban family to have a near net 0 carbon footprint, lower their expenses, and still enjoy an active lifestyle? Matt Briggs, Writer, Producer and Director of “Deep Green,” proves that it is. In 2007, Briggs “decided to make a short film about what one person can do to live lighter on the planet. It started as a weekend shoot.” It turned into 6 years, spanned more than 9 countries, included more than 40 experts, and enlisted the talents of award-winning cinematographers, animators and voice talent. “’Deep Green” is an upbeat documentary about how to de-carbonize energy and restore the natural world in order to stop man-made global warming. It is all about solutions,” says Briggs. In this episode, we’ll explore what you can do to make a substantial impact around your home, and look at how “life within a pandemic” is the perfect opportunity to create a “new normal” that will keep this planet livable for us – as well as all other life on earth.
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Lori Anne Rising and “Uncle Mark” Olmstead
Since 2015, Lori Anne Rising and Uncle Mark Olmstead have been life partners in a quest to make a positive difference! Putting courage before comfort, and taking big risks to be true to their hearts, they are now sharing their mission of helping families rise and shine together.
Lori Anne is the international award-winning author of “You. Rising! Reclaim Your Life. Live Your Purpose.” This road map for women helps them shift from martyr to matriarch to live a healthier, happier, values-based life. As a Thought Leader with the Women’s Information Network, and a Global Prosperity and Peace Initiative Board Member, she is committed to women’s empowerment, social justice and helping create a world that works for everyone.
Uncle Mark is a singer/songwriter and International Best Indie Book Award-winning children’s author who’s performed on stages all over the world. His book, “The Adventures of The True Sunbeam,” is a delightful, universal story that reminds everyone’s inner child how to shine authentically and by using the book’s interactive activities, family relationships are strengthened, even across generations. Inspired early on by John Denver, Uncle Mark is committed to making a difference one song, and one story, at a time.
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