Let’s Make 2020 – 50 Years After the First after the Very First Earth Day – Earth Year!

In the Face of Global Challenges, Let’s  All Make A Pledge Together to Remain as Committed as Ever

If You Missed this Wonderful Event, Or You Wish to Experience it Again, Click on the Screen Below

News  from the Earth Network, organizers of this year’s virtual 50th anniversary digital celebration of our planet – Earth Day Live

Posted April 26th, 2020 on Niagara At Large

The 50th anniversary was an Earth Day like no other.

Though we couldn’t physically take to the streets, millions of people still took action for the first digital Earth Day. From adopting plant-based diets to participating in citizen science to pledging to vote, millions spoke up for the planet with 24 hours of action.

We also, spent the day as the #1 trending hashtag on Twitter.  The  global digital surge on all our social media platforms was a resounding success, and we couldn’t have done that without the power of your grassroots voices.

The Earth Day Live livestream drew millions of viewers from around the world. Over the 12-hour event, we heard from so many diverse voices and perspectives.

(To watch this global event, streamed live for the first time this April 22nd on the 50th Anniversary of the first Earth Day, click on the screen immediately below.)

We can’t cover them all here, but standouts included Reverend Yearwood of Hip Hop Caucus, Bill Nye, Sylvia Earle, Al Gore, Elizabeth Warren, Ziggy Marley and Ricky Kej. Speakers touched topics like voting, science, climate justice, policy, conservation and education. These voices, among so many others, helped educate and entertain us throughout Earth Day.

The 50th anniversary, despite its circumstances, was a success. But our fight is far from over. 

Earth Day is more than a day — it’s a global movement, where we work year-round to bring you opportunities to be part of the solution: participate in a cleanup, attend a teach-in, plant a tree and, every election, vote for the Earth.

As we move into the next phases of our campaigns, follow Earth Day Network on Twitter <https://twitter.com/earthdaynetwork>, Facebook <https://www.facebook.com/EarthDayNetwork> and Instagram <https://www.instagram.com/earthdaynetwork/> for updates.

2020 is Earth Year.

Stay safe, Kathleen Rogers, President, Earth Day Network

The Earth Day Network’s Mission – To build the world’s largest environmental movement to drive transformative change for people and planet.

Earth Day Network’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day in 1970, Earth Day Network is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement, working with more than 75,000 partners in over 190 countries to drive positive action for our planet.

For more information from the Earth Day Network, click on – <https://www.earthday.org>

NIAGARA AT LARGE encourages you to join the conversation by sharing your views on this post in the space following the Bernie Sanders quote below.

 “A Politician Thinks Of The Next Election. A Leader Thinks Of The Next Generation.” – Bernie Sanders

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