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Earth Day 2015 April 22nd

The first Earth Day was on April 22, 1970, it  activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air ActClean Water ActEndangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 50,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify and mobilize the environmental movement. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.

If you are interested  in getting involved then:

The Climate Petition

Sign up! Join the largest climate petition to save the world. Tell local, national and international leaders to phase out carbon.

Support Environmental Education

Sign up!. Did you know that Congress is currently in the process of setting the federal budget for the fiscal year 2015? Tell Congress to include funding for environmental education.

Reduce Energy Consumption

Sign up! Almost half of the greenhouse gas emissions in the US come from the energy we use to power our homes and our cars. Take the pledge to reduce your energy consumption today!

Create Art to Raise Awareness

Sign up! A Call for Submissions to “Footing the Bill: Art and our Ecological Footprint”

This is the 45th anniversary for Earth Day if you want to read about international environment and sustainable development developments over the last 40 years I would recommend the book i did with Maurice Strong and Michael Strauss - Only One Earth

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  1. But it was Bolivian President Evo Morales & United Nations General Assembly President Miguel D'Escoto that turned a mundane Earth Day into the inspiring international Mother Earth Day.

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