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Stephen H. Schneider, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
"Mediarology" -- Includes:
• The Science Advocate •
• The Science Popularizer •
• Environmental Literacy •
• Responsible Reporting •
• The Roles of Citizens, Journalists and Scientists •
Stephen Schneider's Home Page

    For Literature, English Courses:   
Thoreau's Legacy: American Stories about Global Warming

This new anthology from the Union of Concerned Scientists and Penguin Classics brings together established writers and fresh voices to inspire us with personal stories and reflections on global warming.
Interactive version on-line.

Courses in Literature

Teaching Thoreau's Walden as relevant to Global Warming Solutions
Bill McKibben on Thoreau and Global Warming Solutions
"Walden Warming"
“Economy”: Chapter 1 of Thoreau’s Walden, abridged from 70 to 20 pages

Contributed as a Focus the Nation resource by Steven Marx,
English Professor, Cal Poly, SLO

The Rhetoric of An Inconvenient Truth
Paper #1: Reaction to An Inconvenient Truth (with sample graded papers)
Pro and Anti An Inconvenient Truth websites and articles
Paper #2: An Inconvenient Truth Reconsidered (with sample graded papers)

First taught by Steven Marx, English Professor, Cal Poly, SLO

Focus the Nation at Cal Poly,
San Luis Obispo

Campus Wide Teach-in: Held Jan. 2008

Committed Faculty

K-12 Level English


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