Earth Day Network Blog Updates
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
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More