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The Lorax

The Truth About Climate Change

Dennis Trainor | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Dennis Trainor

Originally posted at AcronymTV In what will come as a surprise to almost no one, 2012 was another record year for the volume of greenhouse gases in...

Finally! The Lorax Gets His Own Art Exhibition

Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts

Most of our childhoods would not have been as bright (or as filled with rhyme!) without the help of a Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss. T...

Capitalists Are Environmentally Friendly

Blake Kernen | Posted 06.08.2013 | Teen
Blake Kernen

April is Earth Month. Let's celebrate everybody: the environmentalists and the capitalists who care about preserving and protecting our earth. And just maybe, Hollywood will start rolling out the red carpet for capitalism.

Halloween Costumes Inspired By The Movies

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment

That Halloween costume party is quickly approaching, and as much as you hate to admit it, that perfect costume idea is probably still evading you. ...

The Parenting Promise I'm Making To Myself

Nicola Kraus | Posted 12.18.2012 | Parents
Nicola Kraus

It's hard because I want to say that we can do it all and have it all, but time is finite, energy is finite. So some things, some of the time, have to give.

WATCH: The Conservative Lorax Is Pretty Damn Conservative

Posted 07.31.2012 | Comedy

Yep, if there were a conservative Lorax this is pretty much exactly what he'd be like. Forget the trees, corporations are people and they need us, too...

Team Energy Star Focuses on a New Audience to Save Energy: Kids

Diane MacEachern | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Diane MacEachern

Using energy efficiently starts at home with simple actions like turning off the lights or computer when they're not being used. The challenge is getting people -- especially kids -- to flip that switch to "off."

Climate Impact Day

Alana Lea | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green
Alana Lea

I finally discovered, over the last couple of years developing a reforestation project in Brazil, where I was born, that deforestation and reforestation are both profitable.

Teaching Gardens are Sprouting

Kelly Meyer | Posted 07.01.2012 | Parents
Kelly Meyer

I draw an invisible circle around my body and say, "the environment starts here." To kids living in inner cities where trees and plants are scarce, personalizing the environment is crucial.

Every Hour Should Be Earth Hour

Graham Milne | Posted 06.01.2012 | Green
Graham Milne

The ostensible goal of Earth Hour is to raise awareness of what the consumptive attitude of humanity is doing to its only home. But it behooves us as a species to be aware of the earth every hour of every day.

WATCH: The Lorax Goes Missing

AP | Posted 05.27.2012 | Home

SAN DIEGO — They took the Lorax, made of bronze, the thieves they came, and now he's gone. A 2-foot statue of Dr. Seuss' Lorax character was st...

"Grow, Baby, Grow!"

Charles Scott | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
Charles Scott

The scale of the problem really does call for radical action. But what should we do? Give up driving automobiles altogether to reduce CO2 emissions? Stop fighting infant mortality to slow the relentless population growth that now crowds the planet with over seven billion humans?

'21 Jump Street's' Kicks 'The Lorax' Out Of No. 1

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.18.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Audiences headed back to school for the TV update "21 Jump Street," which opened as the No. 1 weekend movie with $35 million. Sony's...

Another Beloved Dr. Seuss Book Headed To Theaters

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.16.2012 | Entertainment

Universal Pictures and Illumination Entertainment are developing Dr. Seuss' 1957 book "The Cat in the Hat" for the screen, Deadline reports. The s...

WARNING: Congress Expected to Cut Funding to Address America's Number-one Preventable Cause of Death

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Spending money now to prevent chronic disease and curb the growing obesity rates in America is the right thing to do. Prevention programs are imperative to controlling the exploding growth in health care costs.

What The Lorax Can Teach Your Kids, Even If He Sells SUVs

The Huffington Post | Sandie Angulo-Chen | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment

March 2 is Dr. Seuss' birthday (he would have been 104) and also, not by coincidence, the release of "The Lorax" in theaters. "The Lorax," which w...

Listen to the Lorax: Trees Have Needs

Mike Matz | Posted 05.07.2012 | Green
Mike Matz

My wife and I can hardly wait to take our children to see the new film adaptation of The Lorax -- not only for fun but because it explains so well what I do.

Corporations in a Lorax State

Tamara Belinfanti | Posted 05.07.2012 | Business
Tamara Belinfanti

While the environment does play a central role in Seuss' tale, an underlying tension in the book, which links directly to our current economic woes, is the tension between short-term profit seeking activities, and long-term value creation and sustainability.

Becoming the Lorax: Ten Ways to Speak for the Trees

Leda Huta | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
Leda Huta

The Lorax has a simple message. We must care for our planet. If we don't, we could drive wildlife and plants to extinction.

The Week In Ouch: Who Survived Unscathed?

Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment

It's Saturday, and we spent all week sifting through reviews and collecting the snarkiest critiques of blunders and missteps in the latest movies and ...

Lorax Leads Way for Product Endorsements by Kid Lit Characters (SLIDESHOW)

Rocco Staino | Posted 05.02.2012 | Books
Rocco Staino

The Lorax has opened the way for a flood of other characters from children's literature to become product spokespeople. Here are a few that may be in the works.

Unexpected Lessons Learned From 'The Lorax'

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.02.2012 | Parents
Rosalyn Hoffman

On Read Across America day, we need to remember that in addition to teaching our children to love reading, we also need to teach them HOW to read to between the lines in order to understand what the slick market makers and product placers are selling them.

Dr. Seuss Quotes: 10 Memorable Quotes In Honor Of Dr. Seuss' Birthday And "The Lorax"

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 03.02.2014 | Parents

"I am the Lorax, I speak for the trees. I speak for the trees, for the trees have no tongues." There are few quotes more memorable than this one fr...

Indoctrinate Your Children Well

Larry Doyle | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics
Larry Doyle

Once upon a time, the lessons propagated by Dr. Seuss, then called conservation, anti-totalitarianism, equality, spirituality and trying new foods, were universal virtues we all wanted to teach our children. But now the right has exposed them as socialist scams.

7 Facts You Didn't Know About Dr. Seuss

| Posted 03.02.2012 | Books

By Margaret Bristol for Bookish Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, wrote more than 60 children’s books, many of which became must-haves for eve...