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Thursday, September 22, 2022

World Car-Free Day was created in 2000 by Car Busters to showcase alternatives to the automobile and bring awareness to fossil fuel environmental impact.

  • A People’s Curriculum for the Earth: Teaching Climate Change and the Environmental Crisis, edited by Bill Bigelow and Tim Swinehart. Five years in the making, A People’s Curriculum for the Earth is a collection of articles, role plays, simulations, stories, poems, and graphics to help breathe life into teaching about the environmental crisis. The book features some of the best articles from Rethinking Schools magazine alongside classroom-friendly readings on climate change, energy, water, food, and pollution–as well as on people who are working to make things better.
  • Buried Sunlight: How Fossil Fuels Have Changed the Earth by Penny Chisholm (Author) & Molly Bang (Illustrator). Using simple language and breathtaking paintings, Bang and Chisholm present a clear, concise explanation of the fossil-fuel energy cycle that began with the sun and now runs most of our transportation and energy use in our world.