Environmentalism is Not a Passive Act: Design Speaker Natalie Jeremijenko Honored by Fast Company
One of America’s most radical yet staunchly practical designers, Jeremijenko is currently developing sustainable food (marshmallow cocktails that may help frogs ward off extinction) as well as less harmful flight solutions. Flight is one of our most environmentally harmful activities, and algae fuels, a substitute for traditional fuels, provides only incremental improvements. Jeremijenko’s solution — which, despite her protest that she’s “not a science fiction writer,” — involves, no joke, the use of personal jet-packs. The future as she envisions it isn’t only sustainable, it’s just outright cool.
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