Posts Tagged ‘earth day 2010’

Earth Day Climate Rally a Success

Earth Day Climate Rally a Success

On Sunday, April 25, a massive climate rally in Washington, D.C. took place on the Mall to mark Earth Day’s 40th anniversary.  Thousands of people crowded in to listen to inspirational speakers and hear impressive music artists.  The overall goal is to raise awareness of issues related to global climate change and inspire Congress to [...]

Teach Your Kids About Earth Day

Earth Day 2010 was Thursday, April 22.  But the activities continue this weekend with the Climate Rally on the Mall in D.C. (I’ll be at the record-breaking event, blogging and Twittering from the VIP area!!) Even when April has come and gone, its always the season to teach your kids about Earth Day.  You can [...]

Why Celebrate Earth Day?

Why Celebrate Earth Day?

Happy Earth Day!  Its the 40th anniversary of the annual event which, since 1970, has helped raise awareness of environmental and climate-related issues. But what if you aren’t particularly “green”?  Even if you don’t regularly recycle or buy organic, Earth Day is a reminder for us to take care of what we own.  Just as [...]

Earth Day Climate Rally: Help Make a Difference April 25

Your mother is calling… she needs your help.  Mother Earth, that is! This Sunday, on April 25, the largest Earth Day Climate Rally in history will take place on the Mall in Washington D.C.  I’m going to be there this year (thanks to the AARP’s Create the Good, Expedia, Starwood Hotels and the Earth Day [...]

Go Solar for Earth Day

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Earth Day 2010 is this Thursday, April, 22.  If you are thinking about minimizing your carbon footprint, why not go solar for Earth Day? Sure, you could install solar panels on your home and unplug from dirty coal-based grid electricity.  But there are other options for you to consider in going green that many may [...]

Procession of the Species: Earth Day Fun!

Procession of the Species: Earth Day Fun!

Looking for a way to teach your family about Earth Day, and also have some fun?  Perhaps there is a Procession of the Species parade in your hometown!  Where I live, in Bend, Oregon, the parade will take place on Saturday, April 24, just after Earth Day on April 22. The annual event is in [...]

40 Ways to Go Green for Earth Day’s 40th Anniversary

Earth Day is just three weeks away, on April 22, 2010, and its the 40th anniversary of the annual day of recognition of our Earth’s precious resources and the need to live in a sustainable manner. With the acknowledgment that Earth Day is every day, let’s review 40 ways you can go green this month [...]