Here's this week’s contest update and global warming tip sheet from Jeff McIntire-Strasburg at Treehugger
The video submissions to Treehugger and Seventh Generation's Convenient Truths contest continue to roll in, and now you can even take a look at what others treehugging videographers are sending us. Will one of these submissions earn a portion of the over $30,000 in prizes? Hard to say... we haven't seen your video yet! Keep in mind that the timing of your submission might matter also, as you may be able to score a phone conversation with contest judge Daryl Hannah if you are one of the first folks to submit a video(s) in 2007!
A few readers reacted strongly to our notice of "hypermiler" Wayne Gerdes and his, shall we say, unconventional methods of achieving really high fuel efficiency. These extreme methods certainly are dangerous, but much more safe and realistic methods of driving your car (whether it's a high efficiency model or not) can bring your miles per gallon up significantly. Take a drive, and bring along a friend with a video camera or mobile phone to record you using some of these practices:Read the full post ›