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Increase Wind Power with Your Mouse

A good, old friend of sustainablog and our media network, Jan van Voorst, started a new project not long ago where you support green organizations or actions by sharing posts on social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, and Google+). Jeff covered the new project in August right after it got started. It seems to be […]

November 9th

10 Twitter Hashtags That Make It Easy to Follow the Latest Green News

In the world of environmentalism, hashtags are really being put to work. Through a taste for activism and promoting change, they are utilized in such a way as to maximize visibility, and so there is potential for sharing across the globe. Many hashtags are so regularly used that they have tied together whole communities of those looking to promote and live a greener lifestyle.

November 2nd

Panasonic Promotes Eco Lunch Hour… Really

No doubt, you understand that the food you choose for lunch (or any meal) has an environmental impact… the folks at the PB&J Campaign (which we featured several years ago) documented the effect of shifting to a plant-based lunch back when they got started. And there’s plenty of other credible information out there on the […]

10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

This post is a collaboration between Max Gladwell and Mashable’s Summer of Social Good charitable fundraiser. It is the second in our series of #10Ways posts being published simultaneously across as many as 300 blogs. Social media is about connecting people and providing the tools necessary to have a conversation. That global conversation is an […]

July 14th

10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

Citizen journalism, open government, status updates, community building, information sharing, crowdsourcing, and the election of a President.   Our children will inherit a world profoundly changed by the combination of technology and humanity that is social media. They’ll take for granted that their voices can be heard and that a social movement can be launched […]

May 12th

SolveClimate: Media Savvy Youth are Blogging Coal to Death

Editor’s note: This post was written by Rachel Barge, and originally published on Tuesday, March 31, at SolveClimate. We all know young people have a handle on the Internet like no other demographic. My generation grew up playing computer games, had PC literacy classes in elementary school, and secretly hijacked the internet for music pirating […]

April 3rd