Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Robert Redford Brings Green Poetry Slam to Sundance

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

The Sundance Institute in partnership with Youth Speaks, is reaching out to the younger generation by inviting slam poets to Sundance to perform global warming poetry.  Robert Redford has a long history of commitment to the environment, and he feels in this year of pending change it is a critical time for the youth to get involved.   Art is the medium he’d like to see them express their priorities for the environment, and a poetry slam with a theme of global warming is just the ticket.

Many of the participants are first time voters, and the hope is that through expressing their ideas about this mammoth concept of a changing climate, poets and audience members will want to take a more active role in shaping their future. Isn’t it exciting when youth are really passionate about something, especially when it’s the environment? The energy put into their passion is enough to fuel change around the country.  Keep slamming!

Robert was interviewed on NPR’s Talk of the Nation to discuss the poetry slam.  Follow the link if you’d like to listen: Robert Redford NPR.

Like us on Facebook:

Protesters more upset about chicken cannibalism than people eating chickens

Anything less than advocating an end to all animal use sells these chickens and other animals out.


Celebrity nutrition is the new disaster tourism

Celebrities have become the new nutritional experts in our post-truth world.


When Size Ultimately Doesn’t Matter: Cages

The size of the cage ultimately does not matter when the end result is still death.