A showbiz airhead joins forces with Cameron Diaz:
Cameron Diaz is teaming up with former Vice President Al Gore to host a TV contest about saving the planet. The unlikely duo will work with Current TV and in association with the Alliance for Climate Protection on the project, called 60 Seconds to Save the Earth.
The contest challenges viewers across the U.S., U.K. and the Republic of Ireland to create brief public service announcements offering tips to battle global warming.
UPDATE. In other contest news, syndicated columnist Michelle Singletary needs your advice:
So what’s your best energy, water or waste-saving penny-pinching story? You can nominate yourself, a family member, friend, relative or co-worker. I’m looking for originality and honesty. I’m interested in frugal folks, not misers. Humor scores big in this contest.
There is prize money. Send your tips straight to Michelle.
UPDATE II. Jim K. emails: “Ever catch Diaz’ dopey eco-tourist show for MTV called Trippin’? Wuzzadem did a hilarious take-down …”