Big Ideas for a Small Planet 2007 | TV Show Watchlist
A documentary series focusing on environmental topics, featuring interviews with forward-thinking designers and a look at green products and alternative ideas.
Premiered: April 17, 2007
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The choices new parents make have a crucial impact on their babies and the environment. Can we imagine a world where all babies are raised green? Ideas include frozen organic baby food, green diapers and the eco-friendly baby store. Featuring Liane Weintraub and Shannan Swanson of Tasty Baby, journalist Katrina Heron, Simran Sethi, author of “Raising Baby Green” Dr. Alan Greene, model/entrepreneur Cindy Crawford, Tereson Dupuy of Fuzzibunz and Paige Goldberg Tomach and Soleil Moon Frye of Little Seed.
Games bring people together across the globe but rarely have the power to change the world. Can we imagine playing games to save the planet? Ideas include a green football team, role-playing the future and xtreme green sports. Featuring Tim Sexton, Philadelphia Eagles consultant on Go Green, Jessy Tolkan, Allen Hershkowitz, Jamais Cascio from Superstruct, and Jeff Wilson of Quiksilver.
As communities expand due to urban sprawl, people consume more resources. Can we imagine working together to make communities greener? Ideas include a green youth movement, urban community farming and green towns. Featuring Chloe Maxmin of the Climate Action Club, Majora Carter, Vijay Vaitheeswaran, Simran Sethi, Dr. David Suzuki, Will Allen of Growing Power, Jessy Tolkan of the Energy Action Coaltion and Steve Nygran of Serenbe.
Throughout history, art has influenced our perception of the world around us. Can we imagine art inspiring environmental awareness? Ideas include a green gallery, picturing trash and recycled glass jewelry. Featuring Deborah Guyer Greene of Epoxygreen, Josh Dorfman, Reed Kroloff, sustainable photographer Eric Smith, natural jewelry designer Christine Brandt, Majora Carter, photographic artist Chris Jordan, and Kathleen Plate from Smart Glass Jewelry.
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- Premiered: April 17, 2007
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A documentary series focusing on environmental topics, featuring interviews with forward-thinking designers and a look at green products and alternative ideas.