The best of EcoWatch, right in your inbox. Sign up for our email newsletter!
Many celebrities are major advocates for sustainable living. Some, such as Stephen Colbert, drive a Tesla. Others have installed rooftop solar panels and other renewable energy systems on their homes, and still others use their celebrity status to promote strong climate action.
Several of those celebrities have even signed up for solar panels through the Solar Neighborhood Program, which was launched more than a decade ago by actor Ed Norton. Each time a celebrity purchases solar panels for their home, the company installs a free solar system on a low income household in Los Angeles. The list of celebrities involved has grown tremendously in the last decade. And celebrities are using their star power for solar power in other ways as well.
Here are 20 celebrities who have gone solar:
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
EcoWatch Daily Newsletter
By Erica Cirino
Visit a coral reef off the coast of Miami or the Maldives and you may see fields of bleached white instead of a burst of colors.
By Jason Bittel
High up in the mountains of Montana's Glacier National Park, there are two species of insect that only a fly fishermen or entomologist would probably recognize. Known as stoneflies, these aquatic bugs are similar to dragonflies and mayflies in that they spend part of their lives underwater before emerging onto the land, where they transform into winged adults less than a half inch long. However, unlike those other species, stoneflies do their thing only where cold, clean waters flow.
By Bob Curley
- The new chicken sandwiches at McDonald's, Popeyes, and Chick-fil-A all contain the MSG flavor enhancement chemical.
- Experts say MSG can enhance the so-called umami flavor of a food.
- The ingredient is found in everything from Chinese food and pizza to prepackaged sandwiches and table sauces.
McDonald's wants to get in on the chicken sandwich war currently being waged between Popeyes and Chick-fil-A.
By Andrea Germanos
Youth climate activists marched through the streets of Davos, Switzerland Friday as the World Economic Forum wrapped up in a Fridays for Future demonstration underscoring their demand that the global elite act swiftly to tackle the climate emergency.
By Tim Radford
The year is less than four weeks old, but scientists already know that carbon dioxide emissions will continue to head upwards — as they have every year since measurements began — leading to a continuation of the Earth's rising heat.