Earth Day Network Blog Updates
More than one billion people in 192 countries took part in the 42nd Anniversary of Earth Day. From Cairo to Beijing, Melbourne to Rome, Rio to St. Louis, communities everywhere stood united in their effort to Mobilize the Earth™.
In Iraq, the Ministry of the Education sent Earth Day materials to schools around the country and engaged more than 1 million students in 3,000 schools in Earth Day activities.Read More
For the past two years, Earth Day Network’s A Billion Acts of Green® campaign has been inspiring amazing environmental commitments from individuals, businesses, governments and civic organizations all over the globe. Their contributions have made A Billion acts of Green the largest environmental service campaign in the world.
And now, we’re proud to announce…
We’ve reached A Billion Acts of Green!Read More
Earth Day has always offered an amazing platform for elected officials to initiate and boost local sustainability efforts. And local governments are key players when it comes to managing the impacts of climate change. Many communities around the world have already implemented extensive sustainability plans and begun to embrace the green economy.
This Earth Day, through Earth Day Network’s Campaign for Communities, the number of elected officials participating in Earth Day events around the world was one of the highest we have ever seen.Read More
Over the past several months, Earth Day Network’s Earth Day University Campaign has been hard at work launching MobilizeU, a twofold initiative consisting of an international intercollegiate acts-of-green competition as well as a dynamic network of student environmental activists. MobilizeU challenges university students to mobilize their campus communities by organizing four weeks of environmental activism leading up to Earth Day 2012, by organizing environmental initiatives and educational events.Read More
MobilizeU Guest Blog
By Brianna Ceglia
MobilizeU School Coordinator
University of Illinois at Chicago; Illinois, USARead More
Cheap Trick, Dave Mason, Kicking Daisies and Explorers Club to Perform at Earth Day Rally on the National Mall4/17/12 | | 7 comments
Earth Day Network today announced plans for the Mobilize the Earth™rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Earth Day, including appearances by Cheap Trick, Dave Mason, Kicking Daisies and The Explorers Club. The April 22 event to galvanize the environmental movement will run from noon to 7:00 p.m.Read More
Earlier today, the White House hosted the first ever summit on environmental education. This historic event was literally decades in the making and signified the level to which the issues of environmental education and green schools have become the topic du jour in communities nationwide. The EPA deserves credit for making the event happen, as does the Department of Education and the White House Council on Environment Quality.Read More
Earth Day Network is proud to work with partners across the globe to Mobilize the Earth™ for Earth Day 2012. Through a partnership with the US State Department, Embassies and Consulates all over the world are logging their Earth Day events as part of Mobilize the Earth. Below is information about a great event happening in Zakopane, Poland:
By the U.S. Consulate General Krakow,Read More