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Earth Day 2020 - Climate Action

Earth Day 2020 - Climate Action
Earth Day is April 22 of every year but this year also marks 50 years of Earth Day. On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans (10% of the U.S. population at the time) took to the streets, college campuses and hundreds of cities to protest environmental ignorance and demand a new way forward for our planet. The first Earth Day is credited with launching the modern environmental movement, and is now recognized as the planet’s largest civic event.

Every year there is a theme and for Earth Day 2020 it is climate action. Climate change represents the biggest challenge to the future of humanity and the life-support systems that make our world habitable. This year will be a digital movement since the corona virus has us in a global lockdown. You can join in for 24 hours of action that aims to fill the digital landscape with global conversations, calls to action, performances, video teach-ins and more. You are encourage to share using the hashtags #EarthDay2020 and #EARTHRISE. 

Visit www.earthday.org to find out how you can help in this global event.