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 [...]