How about it, Goracle? Make you a deal: no more conservative grumbling about private jets if…

In advance of all that, however, Blanchett will have a few blessedly domestic weeks in Sydney, where Dash will start the new school year and she and Upton will work on renovating their house. Green before it was hip—she cites Al Gore and David de Rothschild as heroes and believes that leaf blowers “sum up everything that is wrong with the human race”—the couple are trying to make the ecological footprint of the home as small as possible, installing solar panels and even a filtration system that will allow them to drink their own wastewater.

Any ideas as to why this would be more environmentally friendly than, say, using a toilet or your backyard? You’re consuming less water from the world’s supply, granted, but you’re also putting back less, too. Does a little extra nitrogen and salt on the grass somehow affect carbon levels? Or is this a simple case of a celebrity so desperate to prove her liberal virtue that she’s willing to drink piss to do so? Theories are welcome.