Climate change is the most important, impactful issue of our time. The upcoming Showtime series, Years of Living Dangerously is finally bringing climate change to the forefront of popular entertainment. I had the privilege of serving on the advisory board with some truly amazing people. Not to mention all the amazing actors in the series - Jessica Alba, Mark Bittman, Don Cheadle, Matt Damon, America Ferrera, Harrison Ford, Thomas L. Friedman, Michael C. Hall, Chris Hayes, Olivia Munn, M. Sanjayan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ian Somerhalder and Lesley Stahl I hope this series will educate more people about the dire consequences of climate change, and convince them that the time for action is now!
In celebration of my dad turning 75, CNN will be airing their documentary Ted Turner: The Maverick Man – A Look at the Life and Journey of Ted Turner this Sunday the 17th at 7pm (EST). (more…)
Originally published in Legendary Event Magazine Fall 2013
Celebrating the season at EcoManor
At A Legendary Event, we are dedicated to sustainability and keeping the holidays eco-friendly.
Laura Turner Seydel, international environmental advocate and eco-living expert, joins her landscape designer, Ed Castro, CEO and founder of Ed Castro Landscape, in sharing some holiday tips from EcoManor, the “home ‘green’ home” of Laura and her family. (more…)
I’d like to share with you part of an exclusive excerpt given to The Land Report from Todd Wilkinson’s new book on my father, Last Stand, Ted Turner’s Quest to Save a Troubled Planet. This is such a great book!
Simply put, the news is overwhelming. There is so much of it, and so many avenues by which it comes. How can you always know if it is a reputable source, and how do you find the time to sift through it all? When my dad created CNN he probably could never have dreamed of how accessible and around the clock today’s journalism landscape is. (more…)
Clark Howard, a New York Times Bestselling Author and one of Atlanta’s favorite personalities, has just released his new book, Living Large For the Long Haul: Consumer-Tested Ways to Overhaul Your Finances, Increase Your Savings, and Get Your Life Back on Track. Those of you outside Atlanta, might recognize Clark from his consumer reporting featured on CNN. The book is a collection of real life stories of Americans who have saved, and those who have lost and rebounded. Clark uses these stories to offer realistic advice on how to maximize your savings, retirement and costs.
I’m excited to share that yours truly is featured in one of Clark’s chapters. (more…)
I flipped on my radio this morning on the way into town, and was surprised and delighted to hear a voice that I have gotten to know really well and love over the past 20 years. It was the unwavering voice of one of the most powerful, fact-driven conservationists in our city, state, region and even in our country. (more…)
Rutherford and I had a great time at this year’s Chattahoochee Riverkeeper 11th Annual River Race & Festival! The weather was perfect, and I’m so glad to report there was a record turnout! (more…)
This article was originally published in Southern Seasons Magazine Spring 2013
Keep your nuptials as nice to the Earth as they are breathtaking – right here in Georgia or oceans away.
I was married more than 22 years ago in May, and in those two-plus decades I’ve watched a lot change. We’ve added nearly two billion to the global population – meaning more persons who depend on the natural systems that support our lives and our greatest moments. Now is the time to be better stewards of what has been passed down to us. What comes to mind is the Native American proverb: We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. (more…)
Join the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper this summer for fun and educational trips to explore your local waterways! (more…)