An everyday superhero for the Dark Ages: No Impact Man.

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on Jul 21, 2009
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"no impact man" movie

First it was a popular, charming, personal, serious blog about the challenges and defeats as one man, and his family, tried to have “zero impact” or zero carbon footprint for one year. {Here’s Mr. Colin Beaven’s top 10 recommendations for what you can do to mitigate your impact}. Then it got reported on widely, in the NY Times, elsewhere. Now it’s a book—and…a movie.

No Impact Man

The trailer was just released:

Bonuses. Click here to see an excerpt of my recent interview with Colin Beaven at LOHAS in Boulder, Colorado.
“A personal approach to a global problem”:

Via Sundance:

At NYU: “We’re not talking about sacrifice. We’re talking about opportunities to make ourselves happier. The question is how we can get off more stuff and onto community and relationships, which make us happier.”


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2 Responses to “An everyday superhero for the Dark Ages: No Impact Man.”

  1. swati jr* says:


  2. […] decided to try and live for a year in NYC while making as little impact as possible on our planet (while blogging, writing a book, and filming a movie about the experience—all in the name of spreading the good word, of course!). Can each of us make a real difference in […]