Lloyd Alter has been an architect, real estate developer, and prefab entrepreneur. He now teaches Sustainable Design at Toronto Metropolitan University and is Design Editor at Treehugger.com. Author of Living the 1.5 Degree Lifestyle, he is now working on The Story of Upfront Carbon, the story of the carbon it takes to make almost everything.

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Teaching sustainable design at Toronto Metropolitan University, author of "Living the 1.5 degree Lifestyle" and working on a new book on "Upfront Carbon"