Earth Day Network Blog Updates
For over two years, A Billion Acts of Green® has been steadily building commitments by individuals, organizations, businesses and governments to protect the planet, inspiring and rewarding both simple individual acts and larger organizational initiatives that reduce carbon emissions and support sustainability.
Taken together, these seemingly small actions add up to big dividends for the planet. And A Billion Acts of Green® has become the largest environmental service campaign in the world.Read More
By Neela Majumdar
In Kolkata, the week-long festival of Durga Puja makes the whole city feel magical with incredibly beautiful temporary temples everywhere. These intricately-decorated structures are called “pandals.”
Durga Puja is a time when the whole city comes alive, with millions of people from all over the world visiting the pandals around the clock.Read More
November Ballot Measure Will Close a Tax Loophole and Fund Clean Energy Projects
California is known world-wide for its innovation, its creativity and its world-class economy. But between the national economic downturn and state policies like the corporate tax giveaway created in 2009, California is struggling to remain competitive.Read More
Earth Day Network has joined forces with author and food activist Michael Pollan, the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and Alice Waters' Edible Schoolyard Project to launch the first annual Healthy and Sustainable School Food Journalism Awards. Open to high school students ages 13 to 18, the competition seeks to bring the hard facts about school food to entire school communities – in the students’ own wordsRead More
By Neela Majumdar
In a continued effort to create awareness about India’s environmental issues, Earth Day Network has partnered with The Telegraph, a leading English-language newspaper in India, on The Telegraph in Schools (TTIS) Chhoto Chokhey Baro Pujo campaign for the first Alchemist Earth Award to the greenest Durga Puja Pandal.Read More
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By Kathleen Rogers and Anthony GeraciRead More
Check out this video of Earth Day Network President Kathleen Rogers at the Global Citizen Festival announcing our commitment to plant 10 million trees in in 5 years to help alleviate poverty. She’s joined by Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunis and by Chris Peck from UPS, which made the first donation to this tree-planting effort.Read More
Later today, the most widely-broadcast charity concert in history will take place in New York City's Central Park. The Global Citizen Festival will shine a spotlight on extreme poverty.
Earth Day Network is the official Sustainability Partner, and we’ve made a major commitment: We’re going to plant 10 million trees in impoverished areas in five years.Read More