Green television shows are popping up left and right. If Ed Begley isn't showing off his wind turbine, then the Sundance Channel is showing you how to install solar panels.
Then, of course, there's the National Geographic Channel. When it comes to the environment, we consider National Geographic an absolute authority ...
That's why we're marking our calendars for Human Footprint.
As the host of the show Elizabeth Vargas explains, "The magnitude of the message is what attracted me to this project. Human Footprint does not just tell you how many hamburgers you will eat in a lifetime. We trace those hamburgers back to the farm where the cattle were raised. The film then shows the resources it took to raise those cows and bring the meat to market. Following the life cycle of these items really opens your eyes to the impact that one hamburger or can of soda or bottle of shampoo has on the world."
Human Footprint airs this coming Sunday, April 13th at 9 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel.