Earth Day Was Peace Day

By Zshekinah Collier, New Haven Independent. -

New Haven, CT - At the direction of local musician Freddy B, New Haveners marked Earth Day by singing, clapping and waving posters to the chorus of the anti-war classic “Give Peace A [...]

Water Protectors Block Line 3 Construction In Honor Of Earth Day

By Resist Line 3. Popular Resistance. -

Hill City, MN - Early Friday morning, five water protectors locked themselves into concrete barrels at the entrance of Swatara oil pump station, halting construction of the Line 3 Replacement [...]

We Can Solve The Climate Crisis!

By Tina Landis, Liberation News. -

Climate change is unfolding at an increasingly rapid rate with more severe droughts, storms, wildfires and floods impacting the globe. Yet, the capitalists continue to plunder the planet and [...]

Earth Day To May Day Protests Begin In DC With ‘Essential, Not Expendable’ Protest

By The ShutDownDC Alliance, PopularResistance -

Three moving protests involving 135 people celebrated essential workers as well as to condemned employers and legislators for avoidable illnesses and deaths. They carried banners that read, [...]

Stop Reversals Of The Long-term Benefits Of The First Earth Day April 22, 1970

By Ralph Nader. -

Earth Day, April 22, 1970, was the most consequential demonstration of civic energy in modern American history. Engaging nearly 20 million Americans participating in about 13,000 local events, [...]

Earth And Beyond

By Paul Olague, Popular Resistance. -

Since 1970, people have celebrated Earth Day every year during April. It is a day to reflect on how lucky we are to be on this planet. Unfortunately, it's not a national holiday. All of us, all [...]

Earth Day Reflection From A Georgia Jail: Martha Hennessy

By Martha Hennessy, -

In April 1968, as a 13-year-old student in rural Vermont, the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King cast a dark shadow on my hopes for a more just world. My mother and I knew that a great [...]

Earth Day: Conflict Over The Future Of The Planet

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

On this Earth Day, it is difficult to look at the state of the planet and the current political leadership and see much hope. In "Junk Planet", Robert Burrowes writes a comprehensive description [...]

Has The Environmental Movement Peaked Or Best Days Ahead?

By Peter Dykstra, Environmental Health News -

As someone who has followed these issues since the first Earth Day in 1970, April 22 is a perpetual mixed bag. Of American origin and still almost exclusively observed here, the day is a festival [...]

Ten Tips To Make Every Day Earth Day

By Lloyd Alter, -

By Lloyd Alter for Tree Hugger. Readers of a certain age will remember Pogo, the political satire strip that was probably the Doonesbury of the sixties. Walt Kelly did this great poster for the [...]

The March For Science On Earth Day, Explained

By Brian Resnick, -

By Brian Resnick for Vox - At the very least, the Science March will be a celebration of the scientific method and its ability to inform policy. With Trump in the Oval Office, scientists have [...]

Climate Activists Arrested On Earth Day At Pentagon

By Max Obuszewski, -

Washington, DC - Members of the National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance [NCNR] have been active in challenging U.S. invasions and attacks of Afghanistan, Iraq and other countries. Frequently [...]

Earth Day March: EPA To The Pentagon

By National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance, -

For all of you who are sick of heart over the destruction of the earth through pollution and militarization, we call on you to get involved in an action that speaks to your heart and mind, from [...]