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Earth Day 40th Anniversay

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...

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...

Earth Day: What Began As Anti-Business Is Now All Big Business

The New York Times | Leslie Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

So strong was the antibusiness sentiment for the first Earth Day in 1970 that organizers took no money from corporations and held teach-ins "to challe...

The Green Movement: The Day It All Started 40 Years Ago

McClatchy | Rocky Barker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BOISE, Idaho -- One U.S. senator and a core of young organizers turned April 22, 1970 , into the day the environmental movement was born. On that day...

Earth Day's Coming of Age

Susan Cohn Rockefeller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Cohn Rockefeller

Earth Day and I came of age together. On this 40th anniversary, it seems fitting to look back and see how both of us have changed.