Reconnecting with the Radical Roots of Earth Day

Union of Concerned Scientists

Happy Earth Day! I was only four years old when the first Earth Day took place. Some companies have co-opted the day to sell more “environmentally friendly” products , or worse, to provide polluters with an opportunity to greenwash their miserable track records.

Analysis: Earth Day, and the media’s point of view?

A Greener Life

The unofficial Earth Day flag. On the first Earth Day, in 1970, America’s TV networks were not shy about taking a position on the news of the day. ABC News titled its own special report, “ Earth Day: An SOS for Survival.”

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Earth Day 2022 – photos documenting our fragile planet

A Greener Life

To mark Earth Day, we bring you photos that highlight the diverse and beautiful planet. . The Association of Photographers (AOP) announced their 37th edition of the Photography Awards Winners for the environment category in conjunction with Earth Day. Earth Day Photos

Happy Earth Day from Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice

E2 Law Blog

Announcements Earth Day Featured

Earth Day 2022 & #OneThing Campaign Announcement

Global Green

Global Green Earth Day 2022 & #OneThing Campaign. The post Earth Day 2022 & #OneThing Campaign Announcement appeared first on Global Green. In the News

5 Stunning April Wallpapers to Celebrate Earth Day

Ocean Conservancy

April has finally arrived, which means Earth Day 2022 is on the way! The post 5 Stunning April Wallpapers to Celebrate Earth Day appeared first on Ocean Conservancy.

Earth Day groundbreaking for world’s largest wildlife crossing

Environmental News Bits

A new wildlife crossing broke ground on Earth Day, April 22, according to the National Wildlife Federation, and will be the largest of its kind in the world. The Wallis Annenberg … Continue reading Earth Day groundbreaking for world’s largest wildlife crossing. Read the full story at Construction Dive. Endangered big cats and other animals will soon get a way to safely traverse a 10-lane Los Angeles-area highway.

Four Things You Can Do for Our Ocean this Earth Day

Ocean Conservancy

On Earth Day we cannot miss the opportunity to point out that our planet is mostly ocean. With almost three quarters of Earth covered in salt water, Earth Day is the perfect time to talk about how protecting our ocean means protecting our whole planet, too.

PA Resources Council Offers Ideas To Go Green On Earth Day And Every Day!

PA Environment Daily

pounds of waste each day – that’s 1,600 pounds a year.

Guest Post: Pass the Climate Commitment Act on Earth Day

Washington Nature

On April 22, Earth Day, the Washington State House will vote on the Climate Commitment Act ( SB 5126 ). There is no better way for the Washington Legislature to honor Earth Day than by passing the Climate Commitment Act. Pass the Climate Commitment Act on Earth Day!

Earth Day and how you can make a difference this year

Inhabitant

Earth Day 2022 presents another opportunity to honor and protect our precious planet. From picking up trash to getting involved politically, there are a million ways to take action against pollution and animal endangerment, increase knowledge and understanding, and protect the resources that surround us

Earth Day special: Four ways the Mathur et. al. youth climate case is making history

Eco Justice

The post Earth Day special: Four ways the Mathur et. Seven young Ontarians have burst through major barriers in the legal fight for a safer climate future. GenClimateAction: Seven young Ontarians are breaking down barriers in the Mathur et. Read more.

PA Resources Council: Help Celebrate Earth Day By Putting Your 'Lens On Litter'

PA Environment Daily

Wondering how you can help celebrate Earth Day this year? Extra judging points are also awarded to those who conduct a litter clean-up and submit photographic proof of their efforts—think Earth Day!

DCNR Bureau Of State Parks Offers Special Environmental Education Activities For Earth Day In April

PA Environment Daily

DCNR’s Bureau of State Parks is offering special environmental education activities and programs in April for Earth Day.

From Earth Day to May Day: Why decent work is vital in the fight for a green economy

Enviromental Defense

The post From Earth Day to May Day: Why decent work is vital in the fight for a green economy appeared first on Environmental Defence. Op Ed Transition energy transition just transition labour may day precarious work union workers

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful: Communities Celebrate Earth Day By Joining Pick Up Pennsylvania

PA Environment Daily

In celebration of Earth Day, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful , whose vision is a clean and beautiful Pennsylvania, encourages residents to join the 2022 Pick Up Pennsylvania initiative.

The Rights of Nature — Can an Ecosystem Bear Legal Rights?

Law Columbia

In 2008, Ecuador became the first country in the world to formally recognize and implement the Rights of Nature, which Ecuadorians refer to as the Rights of Pachamama (Mother Earth). The latest case in Pakistan was decided a few days ago, on April 15.

Pike Conservation District: Soil Information For Homeowners; Climate Ready Soil; Earth Day Hike; Asian Jumping Worm

PA Environment Daily

Coalition of environmental groups calls for a federal ban on thermal coal exports on Earth Day

Enviromental Defense

The coalition is calling on the federal government to heed the sobering warning of the IPCC and announce by Earth Day (April 22, 2022) that it will ban thermal coal exports by 2023 at the very latest and produce a roadmap to ban the export of this fossil fuel.

Media Advisory: Over Earth Day Weekend, community groups across the province are gathering to protect Ontario’s Environment

Enviromental Defense

WHAT: “Yours to Protect Weekend” Days of Action, featuring more than 50 events from Windsor in the west to Ottawa in the east. New events are being registered every day. Friday, April 22, 6:45 PM – Perth : Climate Network Lanark is hosting the 7th Annual P’Earth Day Parade.

DEP Showcases City Of Reading’s Local Climate Action For Earth Day; Apply Now For Local Climate Assistance Program

PA Environment Daily

As we celebrate Earth Day with a focus on the importance of investing in our environment, I’m delighted to showcase Reading’s leadership by example.” “My

DEP Showcases City Of Reading’s Local Climate Action For Earth Day; Apply Now For Local Climate Assistance Program

PA Environment Daily

As we celebrate Earth Day with a focus on the importance of investing in our environment, I’m delighted to showcase Reading’s leadership by example.” “My On April 21, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell joined city officials and volunteers to showcase Reading’s local climate action.

Climate Rules Built to Last

Law Columbia

Climate Policy Biden/Harris Earth DayBy Michael Burger *. US Capitol Hill – Flickr.

Earth Day’s 50th Sees Explosion in Rights of Nature Movement Worldwide

Vermont Law

anniversary of Earth Day. This Earth Day demands both deep reflection and bold action. first Earth Day. environmental laws arose in part from Earth Day. To better guide our relationship with the natural world, we need legal and economic systems arising from a new frame, one of natural systems as fellow Earth citizens. Earth Day has been a notable marker in the growth of the nature’s rights movement worldwide. Earth Day.

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Global Green Set to Revisit and Revitalize New Orleans Ninth Ward Green Building Initiative in 2022-2023

Global Green

Earth Day 2022 – NOLA Project Announcement. The post Global Green Set to Revisit and Revitalize New Orleans Ninth Ward Green Building Initiative in 2022-2023 appeared first on Global Green. In the News

7 sustainable food trends that hint at how we’ll be eating in the future

Environmental News Bits

Today is a day to be especially excited about the innovations and solutions helping us build more sustainable—and hopefully more delicious—food systems for the future. In honor of Earth Day, here are some of the trends shaping what and how we eat. Read the full story at Saveur. Food and beverage manufacturing Green lifestyle

Georgia LandCAN, a new resource to conserve farms, forests, ranches

Environmental News Bits

Private landowners throughout the state of Georgia are invited to use a new, free resource that will help them “invest in their piece of the planet,” in keeping with the theme of Earth Day 2022. Read the full story from the Land Conservation Assistance Network. Organized with the landowner in mind, Georgia LandCAN provides a unique, interactive … Continue reading Georgia LandCAN, a new resource to conserve farms, forests, ranches. Information tools Land use

Twitter is fighting against climate change misinformation

Inhabitant

Twitter announced through a World Earth Day post on their blog that it will no longer allow advertisements that go against the scientific consensus on climate change. Advertisers that use scientific language on the platform must conform with the current agreed-upon language by scientific bodies. In the process, all climate change deniers will no longer be able to advertise on the platform

Green Sabbath Project

Environmental News Bits

The mission of the Green Sabbath Project is to spark a mass movement of observance of a weekly day of rest — shabbat, sabbath, a green sabbath or a weekly earth day — on which impact on the environment is minimized as much as possible.

Friday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 4.22.22

PA Environment Daily

Bipartisan Federal Infrastructure Law -- WITF: Feds Award $420 Million For Dam Repairs, Flood-Control Projects, Including Some In PA Other States/National/International -- NPR: Biden To Issue Earth Day Order To Safeguard Old-Growth Forests -- AP: Southwest U.S. Is Your Story Being Told?

April’s Wild Ride: Twitter, Pinterest Move on Disinformation, then Elon Musk Happens

Union of Concerned Scientists

Advocating for transparency and strong policies against misinformation and disinformation on social media sure is a rollercoaster ride these days. The coalition has had most success in Europe, where on Earth Day, the European Union arrived at an agreement on the Digital Services Act.

Environment & Energy Educational Opportunities For Students & Adults

PA Environment Daily

Of Education Recognizes Spring-Ford School District, Shippensburg University As Green Ribbon Schools [PaEN] -- DEP Announces Award Of $632,897 In Environmental Education Grants To Support 63 Projects Across The State [PaEN] -- Citizens Voice: DEP Provides Grant For Outdoor Environmental Education Project At Wyoming Seminary -- York Dispatch: 1,500 Trees Planted To Complete 20 Acre Riparian Forest Buffer In Northeastern School District -- DEP News & Views: Happy Earth Day!

Earthx2022 Law Symposium – April 21, 2022

Acoel

Earthx2022 is a four-day Earth Day celebration in Dallas, assembling and connecting citizens, educators, businesses, NGO’s and global leaders to explore sustainable solutions for today’s most pressing challenges. Posted on April 1, 2022 by Allan Gates.

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New book by former Pa. state senator calls for environmental rights amendment to the Constitution

Environmental Law Reporter

That amendment was enacted on Earth Day 1970 and ratified by Pennsylvania’s voters one year later. Penn Live Patriot-News (by Marcus Schneck). April 2021. link]. An amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing a right to a healthy environment is the call issued in a new book by Franklin Kury, who more than 50 years ago, as a newly elected Pennsylvania state senator, drafted and championed an Environmental Rights Amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution.

The Yours To Protect Weekend is over – but the work continues!

Enviromental Defense

Last Friday, Saturday and Sunday people all across Ontario attended rallies, clean-up events, earth day celebrations, a glow ride, a creek restoration, the grand opening of a repair café, nature hikes and more! P’Earth Day Parade 2022 – Photo Credit: Desmond Devoy/Metroland.

53 New Stories - REAL Environmental & Conservation Leadership In PA

PA Environment Daily

Here are 53 new stories in the PA Environment Digest about individuals, groups, local governments, farmers, businesses, watershed groups and many more working all across Pennsylvania to restore and protect the environment and show others the beauty that surrounds us.

The National Nature Assessment, Nature Based Solutions and Natural Capital Accounts

ESA

Blog post: Accounting for Nature on Earth Day 2022. On April 21 st, the White House hosted a roundtable on Knowledge in Nature: How Nature Can Help Grow A Better Future.

Saturday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 4.23.22

PA Environment Daily

Wolf, First Lady Recognize PA’s Environmental Investments During Earth Day Celebration -- Gov. Is Your Story Being Told?

Western PA Conservancy Hosts April 22 Webinar On Meaningful Mussels, Nature's Aquatic Workhorses

PA Environment Daily

The Western PA Conservancy is hosting a webinar on April 22 - Earth Day-- on Meaningful Mussels - Nature's Aquatic Ecosystem Workhorses starting at Noon.

Delaware Currents: For Every 10 Miles Of Streams In PA's Part Of The Delaware River Watershed, 4 Don’t Meet Water Quality Standards

PA Environment Daily

By Chris Mele, Delaware Currents Note: For Earth Day, Delaware Currents launches another one of its ambitious projects. This story kicks off a 10-part series to help you understand the health of the nine basins in Pennsylvania that are part of the Delaware River’s watershed.

Thursday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 4.21.22

PA Environment Daily

TODAY 10:30: DEP To Showcase Reading’s Local Climate Action For Earth Day. Is Your Story Being Told? House returns to session April 25, 26, 27 -- Committee Schedule Senate returns to session May 23, 24, 25 -- Committee Schedule TODAY’s Calendar Of Events TODAY 10:00: Agenda Posted.

Quakers, Jews, Elders, Students Planning A 40-Mile Walk On April 18 - 22 Demanding Vanguard Stop Investing In Climate Destruction

PA Environment Daily

The Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) is planning a 40-mile walk on April 18 to 22 that follows the money upstream from destructive industries in Chester to the Malvern headquarters of Vanguard, one of the largest global investors in companies causing climate change.

Sunday PA Environment & Energy NewsClips 4.24.22

PA Environment Daily

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