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Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, it now includes events coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network in more than 193 countries.
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Joe Biden holds virtual climate event on Earth DayDemocratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden held a Earth Day town hall, virtually Wednesday from Wilmington, Delaware and his guest was climate activist and former Vice President Al Gore. (April 22)
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Joe Biden wins climate change campaigner Al Gore's endorsement on Earth DayDemocratic presidential candidate Joe Biden won the support of two of his party's most prominent climate change campaigners, including former presidential candidate Al Gore, on Wednesday.
Trump plants WH maple tree; reopens national parksPresident Donald Trump and the First Lady plant a maple tree at the White House in recognition of Earth Day and Arbor Day. In line with his administration's guidelines, Trump announced national parks..
Al Gore Endorses Joe Biden for PresidentThe climate activist and former vice president announced his support on Earth Day, along with Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington.
Wildlife in streets, less pollution in big cities: Earth looks different on Earth Day 2020As we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, this year's event is unlike any other we've experienced.
In dress of giant inflatable roses, Chinese artist marks Earth DayWearing a dress she made of eight giant plastic inflatable roses over a wire structure and a headpiece crowned by a globe, Chinese performance artist Kong Ning is using fashion to draw attention to..
Coronavirus a chance to choose new path, says climate activist Greta ThunbergCountries have a chance to choose a new path as societies begin to return to normal after lockdowns imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, activist Greta Thunberg told an Earth Day event on..
Teen activist Thunberg joins Earth Day climate rallying callsSwedish activist Greta Thunberg joined calls on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday for a combined effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis.
On Earth Day, pope says nature will not forgive our trespassesPope Francis made an impassioned plea for protection of the environment on Wednesday's 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, saying the coronavirus pandemic had shown that some challenges had to be..
Tackle coronavirus and climate crisis together, says activist Greta ThunbergPeople need to tackle both the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis together, Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg told an Earth Day event on Wednesday.
Chris O'Dowd celebrates Earth Day feeding wormsChris O'Dowd celebrates Earth Day feeding worms
On Earth Day, calls grow to treat shock of coronavirus with 'green recovery'As the world marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday, calls were growing for governments to treat the shock of the coronavirus with "green recovery" packages to spur a shift to a..
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'Bigger threat of climate change...': Mamata's message on Earth Day amid pandemicDescribing the Covid-19 pandemic as the biggest threat in the history of human civilisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday cautioned the people that the bigger threat of..
Stay-at-home protests, free meals for coronavirus fighters, digital Earth Day: 5 things to know WednesdayMore protests against state stay-at-home orders, Earth Day's 50th anniversary goes digital amid coronavirus and more things to start your Wednesday.
PM Modi on Earth Day: A shout out to all those working at forefront to defeat Covid-19"On International Day of Mother Earth, we all express gratitude to our planet for the abundance of care & compassion," PM Modi wrote on Twitter. He said let us pledge to work towards a cleaner,..
In CA: Helping each other, the planet and hopefully, small businessesGiving back just got easier, after the state unveils a new web site aimed at connecting willing volunteers with badly needed help. And small businesses get more financial aid, after the fund quickly..
Don't forget 'deeper emergency' on Earth DayEnvironmental crises must not be forgotten amid the pandemic, says the UN Secretary General.
Earth Day: Meet the original eco warriors protecting the planetHow the ancient techniques of the world's indigenous people could help to combat climate change.
15 things to watch on Disney+ to celebrate Earth Day15 things to watch on Disney+ to celebrate Earth Day, including National Geographic documentaries, Pixar shorts, and nostalgic Disney favorites.
For Earth Day, U.N. chief urges 'green recovery' in response to coronavirusU.N. chief Antonio Guterres urged governments to use their economic responses to the coronavirus pandemic to tackle the "even deeper emergency" of climate change, in a message for the 50th anniversary..
How the Times Covered the First Earth Day, 50 Years AgoFor the first Earth Day, on April 22, 1970, The New York Times went big.
The ‘Profoundly Radical’ Message of the Organizer of Earth DayFifty years on, Denis Hayes is still trying to keep the spirit that made Earth Day a world-changing event alive — and to refocus its energy on climate change.
Climate activists persist as Earth Day turns 50Young climate activists galvanized their movement with school strikes and massive marches — and vow to keep the momentum going, even amid a global virus pandemic, as Earth Day celebrates its 50th..
Earth Day's 50th anniversary goes digital amid coronavirus pandemic, with virtual protests, video teach-ins and moreWith social distancing restrictions in place around the world to fight the spread of coronavirus, Earth Day will be a digital event in 2020.
New Zealand activist flies flag of environmental revolution with election runThe growing green concerns that will be in the spotlight on Earth Day next week are mirrored in a call for an "environmental revolution" by an 18-year-old New Zealand activist looking to take on Prime..
Meryl Streep to Narrate Animated Short Film Celebrating Earth Day for Apple TV+Meryl Streep is set to star in and narrate an animated short film for Apple TV+ that will celebrate Earth Day, Apple announced Friday. Streep will star with Chris O’Dowd, Jacob Tremblay and Ruth..
Almanac: The first Earth DayOn April 22, 1970, Americans took part in a day aimed at protecting the only planet we call home. Jane Pauley reports on an environmental tradition, which this year focuses on the dangers of plastic..
Calendar: Week of April 22From Earth Day to the NFL Draft, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Lee Cowan reports.
Smart Commute Foundation aims to make Mumbai the bicycle capital of India by 2030SCF has announced a 40-day commute challenge which started on World Earth Day (April 22) and ended on World Bicycle Day (June 3).