World's first GreenTV: Founded by Jonathan David Lake in the year 1995. Delaware, USA

Jon is a passionate photographer, cancer survivor, and avid champion for eco-friendly ways for construction, clean transportation, and everyday living. He has been blogging about his travels, adventures, and even an eco-friendly home re-build since the start of Green TV and now he has partnered with Betsy Rosenberg. They are building a strong team of professionals to help bring real facts and real news to the everyday person.

Please join our e-mission—to reduce emissions—and clean up the mess humans have made so we can stop wasting precious resources and time, regenerate and re-wild nature, so she in turn can support all life on this miraculous planet. Please help us be here for you. When it comes to environmental news we pick up where the networks stop. That means going deeper and wider on many more eco-facts, and bringing the eco solutionaries directly to you. 

You can help by following us on social media, subscribing to our YouTube Channel, sharing our content, and giving us funds to help keep the lights on so we can bring to you the top minds, top stories, and best practices to think and be green. We are fleshing out our skeleton crew right now so come back for new updates. You can join our mailing list too, we don't send out many emails during the year because we are focused on making videos, vlogs, and blogs. 

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Jon created the world's first GreenTV in 1995.

 

"A lifetime of experience working hands-on in the automotive industry piqued Jonathan's interest and desire for clean, efficient transportation, buildings and Green energy sources. Self-employed since the age of 12, Lake began his career by re-designing and building custom vehicles.


He founded GreenTV® at the age of 39 after battling and conquering a terminal cancer diagnosis.

 

The origin of the disease was from the tailpipes of the cars he had been saving from the scrap yard. While battling for his life, he began sketching out what is now GreenTV® to advocate for clean, Green living. The entrepreneur has now dedicated himself to assisting with an efficacious transition to clean transportation.
As evident in his daily posts, his passion for electrifying all modes of transportation continues and aligns with the new USA Green-friendly administration.

Jon has been blessed with daughters, grand- and great-grandchildren, who motivate him to create a greener, healthier world. He is based in Delaware and travels to the Greenest destinations to report the latest for GreenTV."

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Betsy Rosenberg: Co-Founder, Host, Producer GreenTV

Betsy Rosenberg is an award-winning national broadcast journalist who spent the first half of her 

career as a reporter and anchor with the CBS Radio News network. On Earth Day, 1997, Betsy

launched TrashTalk minutes on KCBS Radio in San Francisco. The "how-to" reduce, reuse, recycle 

and rot feature was the first recurring green program to air on a mainstream news outlet and ran for

ten years. In 2004 she left news to specialize in environmental programming and went on to helm

the first green-themed interview show in the nation to air daily. Over the next decade—many years

before any news outlets were covering the climate best-- Betsy interviewed the biggest names in the

movement and on across all shades of green!

In addition to interviewing the leading eco-innovators of our time from science, politics, business,

tech, activism and the arts, Betsy is a keen observer, writer, and speaker on how mainstream news

outlets cover climate change and other environmental issues — or fail to-- and is proud to be a

communications bridge between eco-experts and the general public. With 20 years of experience in radio news and known for her insightful and engaging interviews, Betsy has earned distinction as a world-class, solutions-oriented visionary. 

In addition to her extensive media experience, Betsy has played an active role in educating her community hosting “Green Tea Parties” and co-founding a GASroots campaign called Don’t Be Fueled! — Mothers for Clean and Safe Vehicles. She has also written many articles and contributed to a book called Climate Abandoned — We’re on the Endangered List. In her personal life Betsy practices what she preaches; driving an electric car, charged by her solar-powered roof, composting, and speaking up whenever she sees waste and encourages others to do the same. Her latest project is growing GreenTV.com, a new online media platform that picks up where the news networks leave off; going beyond the headlines to focus on actionable solutions. 

 

Betsy Rosenberg

Environmental Media Host, Producer, Writer, Speaker, Climate Commentator, Advocate for a Livable Planet

Co-founder, Host, Producer Green TV

Contributing Author to Climate Abandoned: We’re on the Endangered Species List

www.betsyrosenberg.com  | @betsy_rosenberg