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Earth Day 2010

This Earth Day, Take the Not One Sock Pledge

Mattias Wallander | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green
Mattias Wallander

This Earth Day, let's recognize that just because a piece of clothing is unwearable, out of style, or stained, it shouldn't go in the garbage.

Plastic Activists: Actually, Some Companies

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

The furniture store that is synonymous with cheap, trendy furniture moved up green ladder when the company outright banned plastic bags for customers.

How Deep Is Your Eco-Love? Environmental Values Important in Dating and Mating Survey Says

Margaret Morey-Reuner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Morey-Reuner

Environmental responsibility is gaining traction as a positive character trait and something we consider when it comes to making decisions about the kind of people we want to spend time with.

Happy Earth Weekend!!

Carolyn Scott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carolyn Scott

Earth Day offers us the chance to advance climate policy, energy efficiency, renewable energy and green jobs in addition to learning about sustainable living in our own home and communities.

It's the Sustainable Economy

Lisa P. Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa P. Jackson

The last 40 years have seen steady improvements in the health of both our environment and our economy. Progress on both fronts has been driven by smart environmental policies.

Earth Day 2010: Greenwashed 'Earth Day' Gimmicks

Green Design Will Save the World | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Are you tired of simplistic eco slogans and soundbites yet? This may come as a bit of a shock -- but I'm really starting to hate Earth Day. You may th...

Protecting Water on Earth Day... and Every Day

Michael Deane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Deane

One of the biggest impacts we can make is by educating and motivating others, especially children who will be leading environmental protection in the years ahead, about the things that they can do to conserve and protect our resources.

Earth Day: Does It Really Matter? Green Bloggers Give Their Take

Treehugger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Every year around this time, the green blogosphere starts to buzz and twitter about the importance of Earth Day. Is it worth celebrating? Washed up? G...

The Power of Earth Day in America

Sen. John Kerry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sen. John Kerry

I've gone to almost every international environmental summit over the years, from Rio with Sen. Al Gore to Kyoto and Copenhagen. I've heard again and again: the world is ready to act on climate change -- but America must lead.

Earth Day 2010: America's Amazing Canyons (PHOTOS, POLL)

Lena Tabori | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lena Tabori

"Canyon Wilderness" is a treasure worth holding close to our hearts, reminding us of all that we need to think about.

350 Degrees of Inseparability: The Good News About the Very Bad News (About Climate Change)

Rebecca Solnit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Solnit

If the ship of state can't turn in time to avert catastrophe, it's time to jump ship and put ourselves into small, mobile lifeboats, canoes, outriggers, and kayaks. The age of the giants is over.

Earth Day: 40 Years Later, The Problems Are Less Tangible And Tougher To Tackle

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Pollution before the first Earth Day was not only visible, it was in your face: Cleveland's Cuyahoga River caught fire. An oil spill fou...

It's Earth Day. What Should You Do?

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Do you have special plans for Earth Day?

Earth Day 2010: The Best Ways To Get Involved

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Today is the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Across America, communities honor our environmental holiday by raising awareness about green issues and wo...

Green News Report -- April 22, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oil rigs expl...

Earth Day: 10 Incredible Hubble Telescope Images Of Our Universe (PHOTOS)

Edward J. Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Edward J. Weiler

While the book "Hubble: A Journey Through Space and Time" represents a sampling of the telescopes' 20-year contributions, many of Hubble's greatest discoveries are yet to come.

This Earth Day: Recommit to Think Globally and Act Locally

David Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Gordon

The environmental movement is among the most effective of civil society movements in Russia.

Earth Day 2010 Message

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Deepak Chopra ...

Dear Senator Reid: I'm in the Ring With You on This One

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Boyce

I believe that this legislation -- this moment in time, this fight -- is imperative, and you do, too. As you said, the climate bill "may be the most important policy we will ever pass."

Greening Your Business Is Not Enough

Terry Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Terry Kellogg

As any business owner knows, donating 1% of revenues -- as opposed to profits -- is a high bar to meet. It's a way to inspire or even dare others in your field to join.

First Family Celebrates Earth Day 2010: Sasha Loves Tigers, Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As part of her Take Your Child To Work Day and Earth Day speech, Michelle Obama spoke about how The First Family is celebrating with small changes aro...

Earth Day Actions to Help Animals and the Environment

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

If you care about animals, you should care about the environment. To live and be healthy, animals need a healthy environment. And that's one major rea...

Turning Earth Day Into a Climate Action Day

Gillian Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gillian Caldwell

All across the country, the climate movement is spreading the message that the most important thing we can do for the Earth at this moment is to tackle climate change head-on.

As the Earth Turns: How Environmentalism Has Evolved

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Will Marshall

Unlike the great industrial cleanup of the '70s and '80s, which focused on visible pollution like smokestacks and drainage pipes, we're faced today with damage from "non-point" sources like fields and hog farms.

Protecting Our Oceans for Earth Day

Sigourney Weaver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sigourney Weaver

Leading marine scientists are deeply concerned that the oceans are 30% more acidic today than they were during pre-industrial times -- and that number is rising quickly.