For instance, since that very first Earth Day inwe now: Practice recycling, which was nearly non-existent 40 years ago Have alternative, energy efficient forms of energy, such as CFL light bulbs Incatalytic convertors became mandatory for all cars in the U.
Earth Day combined ambitious spirit of the first Earth Day with the international grassroots activism of Earth Day Thanks to succeeding Earth Days, people have become more aware of the role that the environment plays in helping sustain life in this fragile world of ours and that we need to take an active role in protecting it.
Senator Gaylord Nelson was the founder of earth day.
It is a day that acknowledges the importance of our planet. The very interesting history of Earth Day is something that everyone should know about.
People need to use their streets and sidewalks and we cannot have them to be operating with massive amounts of trash on them. Following the 25th Anniversary inthe coordination baton was handed to Earth Day Network.
On March 20,in addition to the ceremony at the United Nations, ceremonies were held in New Zealand, and bells were sounded in California, Vienna, Paris, Lithuania, Tokyo, and many other locations. By the time April 22 came around, 5, environmental groups around the world were on board reaching out to hundreds of millions of people in a record countries.
People come to know about the contemporary environment issues such as global warmingdepleting resources etc. Some of them include convincing people to buy green products, focus on the concept of Reduce, Recycle and Reuse, pledging friends and family to fight against global warming.
This is due to the fact that people have been witnessing shortage of food, sky rocketing fuel prices, increased global warming and changing weather patterns.