No Impact Man's Guide to Activism

"In 2006, I started a project where I lived as environmentally as possible for a year--with my little family, on the ninth floor of an apartment building in the middle of New York City--to attract attention to the world's environmental, economic, and quality of life crises.I had no experience as an activist. Yet suddenly my project caught fire. My book and film, both titled No Impact Man, ended up being translated into 20-plus languages. Some philanthropists appeared and offered me funding to hire consultants to get off the ground. About 20,000 people have now participated in our educational immersion program, No Impact Week. And how have I felt through all this? Like a deer in the headlights." Colin Beavan shares insights from his unique journey here.

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