Tiny House movement http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22133/all en Environmentalists Push for Downsizing … to 200-Sq. Ft. Homes http://www.mrc.org/articles/environmentalists-push-downsizing-%E2%80%A6-200-sq-ft-homes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Media reports ignore micro living is pushed by environmentalists. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The environmental movement had an idea on how to cut down your carbon footprint – live in a little house. This movement, often called the Tiny House Movement or micro living, is not new but had picked up steam recently, and not without some media support. However, the media have consistently left out that this idea of living small and downsizing had been pushed by environmentalists long before journalists decided to report on this “trend.” </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/environmentalists-push-downsizing-%E2%80%A6-200-sq-ft-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Economy Energy Environment Politics environment Tiny House movement Wed, 28 Nov 2012 16:40:59 +0000 matt.philbin 41901 at http://www.mrc.org