Sunday, June 28, 2009

75 environmentalists, conservationists, green-living enthusiasts, eco experts, and green organizations on Twitter

On Mondays, you can go to Twitter and search for: #EcoMonday (hashtag) — the environmental equivalent of #FollowFriday, in which Twitter users suggest “green” tweeters to follow and share green news and info.

Shared on Mashable's website, Green Tweets provides a list in two categories--people and organizations/publications.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Environmental Blogs from the Dot Earth Blog Roll

Andrew Revkin from the Dot Earth blog has an impressive set of bloggers linked to his blog at the New York Times.

Since the updated New Trier Library page went live last week, I added his blog roll to Web Reference under the topic environment. Many good choices here.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

How One Teacher Uses Twitter in the Classroom

History Professor, Monica Rankin,(University of Texas at Dallas) uses a weekly hashtag (#)to organize comments, questions and feedback posted by students to Twitter during class.
To understand Hashtags, read Twitter fan wiki.
Read the article from the Read Write Web blog. Enjoy the video.

Monday, June 1, 2009

Al Gore's Most Recent TED Talk on Climate Trends

At TED2009, Al Gore presents updated slides from around the globe to make the case that worrying climate trends are even worse than scientists predicted, and to make clear his stance on "clean coal." Watch the 7 minute video:

Watch more TED videos on the theme of "A Greener Future".

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