Laurie David has produced numerous projects that bring the issue of global warming into popular culture, including the Academy Award-winning documentary film An Inconvenient Truth, based on former Vice President Al Gore’s research on global warming. She is author of the best-selling Stop Global Warming: The Solution is You! and co-author of The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming, a children’s book that received the Green Earth Book Award in the nonfiction category. She executive produced Earth to America!, a TBS prime time special, the HBO documentary Too Hot Not to Handle, and launched the Stop Global Warming College Tour with Sheryl Crow, during which they visited college campuses on a biodiesel bus, raising awareness to stop global warming.
As a trustee of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) David has received an Environmental Protection Agency Climate Protection Award, the Feminist Majority’s Eleanor Roosevelt Award, the Audubon Society’s Rachel Carson Award, and the NRDC’s 2006 Forces for Nature award for her tireless work to stop global warming. in 2005, David was one of a small group of financiers who helped launch the Huffington Post.
Her newest book, The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids, One Meal at a Time is an inspirational, practical, and green guide to the most important hour in a family’s day, dinnertime.