We know it as earth day

By Staff

April 22nd, 2022



The world must stop increasing its greenhouse gas emissions within the next three years — and then rapidly slash them — to prevent the more extreme consequences of climate change, according to the latest United Nations report that highlights the need for stronger action to address the global climate crisis.

This really sobering news comes to us on Earth Day – an event that began in 1970.

In January 1969, Americans witnessed the ravages of a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California. Inspired by the student anti-war movement, an American wanted to infuse the energy of student anti-war protests with an emerging public consciousness about air and water pollution.

We have known about the problem for decades.

And we haven’t done very much about it.

And time is running out.

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