April 22, 2020

Earth Day 2020: 50th Anniversary

April 22, 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and the theme for Earth Day 2020 is Climate Action.

Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection.

The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. The passage of the landmark Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act and many other groundbreaking environmental laws soon followed.

Read about Earth Day online at http://www.earthday.org

The history of Earth Day: https://www.earthday.org/history/.

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