Earth Day Network Blog Updates

The Face of Climate Change: Update, April 18

Earth Day is on Monday—just 4 days away! As Earth Day approaches, The Face of Climate Change continues to build momentum.

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The Face of Climate Change: Update, April 17





Five days until Earth Day! As the big day approaches, thousands of people around the globe are sharing their stories—stories of the impact that climate change has had on their lives, and the extraordinary efforts that they are making to fight it. Each one represents a different Face of Climate Change.

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The Face of Climate Change: Update, April 16

With Earth Day just six days away, The Face of Climate Change is picking up speed. Your photos make it clear that while the impacts of climate change are very real, people all around the globe are stepping up to confront this challenge.

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Goldman Winners Announced in Time for Earth Day

The mission of the Goldman Environmental Prize is to honor grassroots environmental heroes from all over the world for their consistent efforts to protect communities and enhance the natural environment. Each winner receives $150,000 to further his or her work and gains worldwide visibility. Through recognizing these leaders, the Goldman Prize hopes to inspire ordinary people to take courageous actions to protect the planet.

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The Face of Climate Change: Update, April 15

With only one week left until Earth Day, the Face of Climate Change campaign is going strong! Thank you for the photos and stories that you’ve shared with us. The impact that climate change has had on your lives—and the efforts that you are making to fight it—are truly inspirational.

 

 

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Jaden Smith Speaks Out for The Canopy Project

With Earth Day right around the corner, actor and musician Jaden Smith is supporting Earth Day Network’s Canopy Project!  Jaden wants you to join him to help plant 10 million trees over the next five years in the places that need them most. 

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The World’s First Solar-Powered Refugee Camp in Thailand

Solar power has been in the news a lot lately. The Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) reports that 2012 was a record year for the solar industry, particularly in the U.S., where the solar market grew 76% between 2011 and 2012. The United States now has the solar capacity to power 1.2 million homes and employ nearly 120,000 people. Read More

Earth Month STEM Fair a Major Success

On Saturday, April 6th, Earth Day Network presented the Earth Month Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Fair at Union Station in Washington, DC. Open to all DC students in grades 6-12, the STEM Fair showcased 34 impressive projects. In the end, twelve winners were chosen to receive awards in what was an exciting and successful event!

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Funding the National Environmental Education Act will fund America’s future

As Earth Day approaches, excitement builds at the thought of the world uniting around a day of environmental service and awareness. But one day a year is not sufficient to combat the environmental challenges we are faced with. One of the primary ways our country has sought to make Earth Day, every day is through funding national environmental education programs for young and old alike.

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The Face of Climate Change: Update, April 4

Your Faces of Climate Change continue to inspire us! Dozens of photos are rolling in every day, reflecting the massive challenge that climate change presents and the efforts that are underway around the globe to tackle this challenge.

 

 

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