More Powerful: Almonte’s hydro-powered revival

In the making of my film Powerful: Energy for Everyone, I had the occasion to visit many communities, see interesting projects and interview passionate people of all stripes. I shot over 100 hours of video. Not all could be squeezed into a 95-minute film. This is one of the stories that I would like to [...]

Special Screening of Powerful: Energy for Everyone

Join the Living Lightly team for a special event: the first big-screen showing of David Chernushenko’s Powerful – Energy for Everyone.
This upbeat film looks at how we can make energy more democratic and democracy more energetic. Come and see how the transition to renewable energy can renew us as individuals and society.
Tuesday June 8, 7-9pm (FULL)
9:10-11pm [...]

Sharing news from a fellow traveller

One of my core philosophies — Living Lightly — has at its heart the belief that you cannot and need not be able to do everything yourself. Our world is full of generous, like-minded people — fellow travellers — who are ready and willing to share what they’ve learned. Organic gardening, cycling in winter, insulating [...]

Powerful Interviews: Eric Martinot

In this series of extended interviews on green energy and a future powered by renewable power, renewable energy analyst Eric Martinot discusses the growth of the renewable energy industry, the importance of good government policies, and the promising future.
Parts of this interview will be featured in the upcoming David Chernushenko film, Powerful: Energy for Everyone.

Powerful Interviews: Tim Weis

In this series of extended interviews on green energy and a future powered by renewable power, Tim Weis of the Pembina Institute in Canada discusses how provinces like Ontario and Alberta can be running their cheap cialis online canadian pharmacy economies with a much larger portion of their energy coming from renewable sources.
Parts of this [...]

Can Canada Catch the Renewable Energy Boom?

In February I put to some immediate use some of my growing collection of footage and interviews being amassed for the next film Powerful: Energy Security for Everyone. While these will find their way into this feature length film, you can view a 6-minute video prepared by James Greatrex and me for the Pembina Insitute’s [...]

It’s OK to change course, when you are choosing a better one

I am reminded today of a favourite quotation from John Maynard Keynes, the maligned and now rediscovered British economist. I had the opportunity to live in his former house — now the “Keyneside” student residence of Clare Hall at Cambridge University —  while taking my masters degree in international relations. Okay, that is completely irrelevant, [...]

Powerful: Energy for Everyone!

Powerful: Energy for Everyone 2-minute teaser
Enjoy the teaser/trailer for David Chernushenko’s recently-completed second film, Powerful: Energy for Everyone. By taking control of our energy appetites and reclaiming control of our energy supply, we can lead prosperous lives powered mostly by renewable energy, and less social and ecological harm will be done in the name of [...]

David visits

Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon launched their business to provide people with healthier alternatives to common plastic products such as baby bottles and sports bottles. David Chernushenko and the Living Lightly team visit Jay and Chantal at their boutique in Wakefield, Quebec.

Arbour Environmental Shoppe – Small business, big vision.

People looking to live lightly want someone and somewhere to turn to for reliable advice, and safer, more sustainable products. Since 1990, David and his family have trusted the owners and staff of Arbour Environmental Shoppe. Visit Arbour with David for a glimpse of the store’s mission, the personal commitment and the types of products [...]