The celebration of Earth Day on April 22nd began in the United States in 1970 and was the brainchild of Senator Gaylord Nelson, who had long pondered about finding a way to “put the environment into the political ‘limeligh...
With apologies to the late Sen. Gaylord Nelson, who is widely claimed as the founder of Earth Day, I don’t really feel like celebrating. Earth Day began as a teach-in on this day, April 22nd, 1970. The whole point was to educate the... Read Post
On April 22, 1970, 44 years ago, the nation celebrated its very first Earth Day. This movement was the brainchild of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson who longed to create teach-ins to raise awareness about environmental issues. Near... Read Post