Your Environmental Road Trip (YERT.com) is a year-long eco-expedition through all 50 United States. With video camera in hand and tongue in cheek, Mark, Ben, and Julie explore the landscape of America's unique approach to environmental sustainability.
There are so many amazing, useful things you can do with plain old "junk." This video is a sneak peek at a scene from the upcoming YERT feature film, set to the musical masterpiece "Junk" by Brainpool! For more information, trailers, and cool green stuff from the upcoming YERT feature film, check out http://www.yert.com . Please visit and DONATE to help us finish the film-- every penny helps speed us up! To learn more about Junk, the song AND the awesome Rock Opera, check out: http://junkrockopera.com .
The Solar Roadways project is working to pave roads with solar panels that you can drive on. Co-founder Scott Brusaw gives us an exclusive look at his most recent prototype! For more information visit http://www.solarroadways.com . This Solar Roadway project will be featured in the upcoming feature film by YERT - Your Environmental Road Trip. To learn more about YERT and watch our film trailer, visit http://yert.com .
A sneak peek at the upcoming YERT feature film, in fair trade organic chocolate form! Joe Whinney from Theo Chocolate shares his secrets with the YERT team as we eat them up. Literally. Find more from YERT at http://www.yert.com
Here's a sneak peek at the "YERT Filmmaking Lair" - You'll meet our new editor, Scott Irick, see the YERT film sketched out on a giant white board, and find out how much Mountain Dew Scott can go through in a single morning. You can check out our feature film trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xb1ohS... And we've got over 50 additional short films already available at http://www.yert.com .
Get ready for YERT: The Film. We're knee deep in the creation of a feature film based on our eco-adventures in every state of the USA, and this little trailer is the first real glimpse into what it'll be like. We're shooting for Sundance, so spread the word to all of your friends and family - we want this trailer to travel around the world. Check out the full synopsis and additional information at http://www.yert.com/film.php . And we've got over 50 additional short films already available at http://www.yert.com . Enjoy!
The YERT team rolled into DC during Earth Hour 2008 to test our government's commitment to the planet. Ooops...let's hope they get the memo this year. Check out http://www.earthhour.org for more information about Earth Hour, and http://www.yert.com for more information about YERT!
The YERT team busts into South Dakota's President's Park to get eco-interviews with All The Presidents' Heads. Check out http://www.yert.com for more green videos!
YERT shares some Christmas spirit with The King of "green" and gets schooled on the three R's as Eco Elvis takes on the Bag Monster in a no-holds-barred grudge match. Can Julie's ChicoBag save the day? Check out http://www.yert.com for more eco videos!
Watch experts discuss super-green homes, and learn how your home can be where the carbon isn't. Check out http://www.YERT.com for more of our videos!
Once known as the "Tree Planters' State," Nebraska provides fertile ground for earthen ideas and well-tended trees at Dancing Leaf and the Arbor Day Farm. And the YERT theme played on giant xylophones. Check out YERT.com for more of our videos!
YERT is challenged by the complexities of corn, exploring biofuels, land use, and surprisingly corny food products.
YERT takes a look at a couple of creative entries in the Department of Energy's Solar Decathalon. We went on custom guided tours of the houses built by MIT and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign! Check out http://www.yert.com for more videos!
How might have Obama have addressed the nation? Brilliant geneticist philosopher Wes Jackson from the Land Institute describes the most important issue that has ever faced humanity: freeing ourselves from the "extractive economy." Go to YERT.com for more!
Big bucks and waning water make for high-stakes drama in Las Vegas. We look to Elvis for strategic advice.
YERT searches for Earthy New Yorkers and finds out all about Tuesday.
The Bush Administration pursues a new revolutionary home-grown alternative auto fuel...
We hunt for non-invasive species while attempting to tread lightly on holiday- and on Halloween.
The Bioneers Conference will change you, but only if you're into change.
YERT discovers that Oregonians really get around...using public transportation that actually serves the public so that everybody wins, including Mother Nature.
YERT dives under the hood of Vermont's Yestermorrow Design/Build School - where yesterday's wisdom meets tomorrow's architecture.