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'Evan Almighty' Director Tries Carbon-Neutral Set

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'Evan Almighty' Director Tries Carbon-Neutral Set

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'Evan Almighty' Director Tries Carbon-Neutral Set

'Evan Almighty' Director Tries Carbon-Neutral Set

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The film Evan Almighty is Universal's first attempt at carbon-neutral production. Director Tom Shadyac says the carbon emissions were counted and then offset by planting trees.

But he also made changes on the set, including a lot of recycling, bikes for crew members, and double-sided scripts. Shadyac says the effort wasn't perfect, but Hollywood is learning to be "green" by doing.