Earth Day Network Blog Updates

Announcing the School Food Journalism Awards!


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 words

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Going Green During Durga Puja in India

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.

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Globetrotters to Kids: Eat Healthy, Sustainable Foods

Just in time for National School Lunch Week, Earth Day Network has teamed up with the Harlem Globetrotters to bring kids a special message: To stay on top of your game, you have to eat right.

Check out their video:

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Wind Energy’s Future Threatened in Congress

One of the fastest-growing sectors in the energy industry, wind energy is playing a critical role in developing America’s vision for a clean, energy independent future.

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Watch Our 10 Million Trees Pledge

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.

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Join Neil Young and Foo Fighters to fight poverty

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.

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EDN Joins “Global Festival” to End Poverty

The largest syndicated charity concert in online and broadcast TV history will take place in New York City’s Central Park on Saturday, September 29, 2012: the Global Citizen Festival. Organized by The Global Poverty Project, this event will shine a spotlight on extreme poverty. More than just a concert, the event is designed to actually help people do something about the problem.

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GUEST BLOG: Join the Rooftop Revolution: Go Solar Today

Solar power is an American innovation and success story that now drives one of the fastest growing industries in the world. Aside from being clean and carbon-free, communities all around the globe are finding solar power can provide electricity for less cost than conventional power supply and create jobs and other benefits.

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More Women in the Boardroom, Please

The European Union law that proposes to impose sanctions on companies that do not allocate at least 40% of their board seats to women appears to be in trouble even before it has been presented for adoption.

Nine countries (Britain, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta and the Netherlands) have submitted a letter stating that national governments should be the ones that decide what penalties, if any, should apply to corporations that fail to comply. 

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