Check out this piece written by Prince Ea. It is an open apology to future generations for our destruction of Mother Earth all for what we consider as progress. He calls out climate change deniers and corporate greed. He tells of the unequal social and environmental burdens of climate change born by many in foreign lands as … Continue reading Dear Future Generation, Sorry. An Earth Day Apology
It was great to read about Aggie Earth Week activities... way to go Eco Aggie Pride! (Greensboro, NC) North Carolina A&T lined up an action pack week of events and programs to promote environmental awareness during Earth Week 2014. The annual observance week held April 21- 24 consisted of a variety of programs including an … Continue reading Aggies Promote Sustainability with Earth Week Activities
There are many different ways to measure the relative "greenness" of any given city. The developers of the mood-based event finding app, Gravy, used the number of green events held in the city on Earth day to name the top five "Most Earth-Friendly" U.S. cities. Did your city make the list? 1. Portland, OR 2. San Francisco, … Continue reading Top 5 Earth Friendly Cities by Number of Earth Day Events
Happy Earth Day everyone! The first Earth Day, celebrated on April 22, 1970, brought unprecedented public attention to environmental issues. 43 years later, we continue this tradition. I recently came across this drawing and find it appropriate for sharing today. When Earth asked the doctor for a diagnosis, the doctor replied, "I'm afraid you have … Continue reading Happy Earth Day!
After years of contemplating how to commemorate Earth Day, I decided this year to actually do something. On April 1st I signed up for Earth Walk KC 2013. My initial goal was to raise $150. If fundraising didn't go well, I would consider either donating the money myself or reducing my goal to whatever I … Continue reading Earth Walk KC 2013