Theme: Environment

Environment

350.org

Website. Building a global grassroots movement to solve the climate crisis by pushing for policies that will put the world on track to get to 350 ppm of CO2 in the atmosphere.
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The Story of Stuff Project

Film. By Annie Leonard. 2009. 21 minutes. Series of short films on environmental and economic issues that make complicated issues easy to understand for middle school to adult viewers.
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On Coal River

Film. Directed by Francine Cavanaugh and Adams Wood. 2010. 81 minutes. This film takes viewers on a gripping emotional journey into a community surrounded by a looming toxic threat.
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Ninth Ward (Book) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

Ninth Ward

Book - Historical fiction. By Jewell Parker Rhodes. 2010. 224 pages. Historical fiction for grades 6-12 about the devastation when the levees broke in New Orleans and how people drew on their wits, community, and history to survive.
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Coal Mountain Elementary

Book - Non-fiction. By Mark Nowak. 2009. An expose of the coal industry using a combination of poetry, images, first person testimonies, and newspaper accounts.
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Bridge the Gulf

Website. A citizen journalism and new-media initiative for Gulf Coast communities to convey their stories and their visions.
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The Sense of Wonder

Book - Non-fiction. By Rachel Carson. 1998 (originally 1964). An antidote to indifference and a guide to capturing the simple power of discovery that Carson views as essential to life.
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