A Strict Carbon Diet

This short video follows San Francisco inventor and engineer Saul Griffith as he determines his family's carbon footprint and develops a special cargo bike to further reduce his individual footprint. This video highlights innovation, creativity, and design as solutions to problems. The overall message is inspiring and proactive.

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Doug (producer) Hamilton
WGBH NOVA

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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

This short video would be good to include as part of a lesson on carbon footprints.

Show the video before beginning the lesson as an introduction, or afterwards to spark creative thinking about the carbon footprint calculation results.

This video will inspire viewers to examine how simple technologies can reduce carbon emissions.

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