Cool Down Global Warming the Lazy Way The Lazy Environmentalist discusses eco-ways to cool on Labor Day and the last legs of summer The dog days of summer are the perfect time to ponder the effect global warming has on our environment. However, for many light green Americans, who are concerned about the environment but are not ready to make major shifts in their behavior, drastic measures – like giving up toilet paper or electricity – are not feasible options. Josh Dorfman, author of The Lazy Environmentalist, believes it is now perfectly possible (and increasingly easy) to be well fed, well coiffed, well dressed, and well traveled while remaining deeply committed to an ecologically sustainable lifestyle. Back-to-school essentials: Going back to school has never been so eco-cool. Josh can discuss chic books and looks made of eco-friendly materials like organic cotton, hemp and bamboo. Also, how to know if your electronic devices are eco-friendly. Cooling down: While the temps soar in the dog days of summer, Josh can suggest creative alternatives to air conditioning to beat the heat. Also what’s a reasonable temp. for your home? Labor Day/Fall activities: Josh can share green hotel and transportation trends. Also, think global and vacation local Josh can share some eco-friendly destinations in your area and can suggest eco-friendly outdoor/pastime gear. Thirst quenchers: Join Josh’s quest to cut down on bottled water waste. He’ll talk about a new campaign called FilterforGood.com, which encourages listeners to kick the bottled water habit and reduce the 38 billion bottles that end up in landfills each year. When: Wednesday, August 29, 8:00 11:00 AM ET. About Josh: Josh Dorfman is not your typical environmental activist. He believes in creating stylish, innovative, and market-based approaches to environmental challenges that make it easy for everyone to be part of the solution. Josh founded Vivavi, an environmental furniture company in 2003. Josh is also the founder of Modern Green Living, which helps consumers quickly locate green homes and green home professionals throughout North America. In 2006, Inc. Magazine named Vivavi one of the 50 most intriguing companies helping to drive today’s green revolution. Through The Lazy Environmentalist, Josh covers the latest environmental trends in fashion, design, transportation, travel, building, and more and showcases cutting-edge, eco-friendly products and services that easily fit people’s lifestyles.