Most people observe Earth Day on April 22. Other people observe it on March 21, the Vernal Equinox, or on June 6, World Environment Day. Still others choose to observe Earth Week or Earth Month, instead of limiting the observance to a single day. Whenever people may choose to celebrate, Earth Day-Week-Month is a time to celebrate the world in which we live, to commit to protecting our fragile planet, and to look for ways we can improve our communities. The Earth Day sites listed in this section are appropriate for viewers of all ages. Site specifically created for children and teens are listed in http:--The Directory.org-Kids_and_Teens-People_and_Society-Holidays_and_Celebrations-Earth_Day-. Earth Day Holidays Society.
On Earth Day 2016, the landmark Paris Agreement is scheduled to be signed by the United States, China, and some 120 other countries. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in more than 193 countries are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network.
- March for Science (April 22, 2017) - The inaugural March for Science was a series of rallies and marches held in Washington, D.C., and more than 600 other cities across the world on Earth Day, April 22, 2017. According to organizers, the march is a non-partisan movement to celebrate science and the role it plays in everyday lives.
- Air pollution - Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances including gases, particulates, and biological molecules are introduced into Earth's atmosphere.
- Arbor Day - Arbor Day is a holiday in which individuals and groups are encouraged to plant trees. Today, many countries observe such a holiday. Though usually observed in the spring, the date varies, depending on climate and suitable planting season.
- Net capacity factor - The net capacity factor is the unitless ratio of an actual electrical energy output over a given period of time to the maximum possible electrical energy output over that period.
- Copenhagen Accord - The Copenhagen Agreement is a document that delegates at the 15th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change agreed to "take note of" at the final plenary on 18 December 2009.
- Earth Charter - The Earth Charter is an international declaration of fundamental values and principles considered useful by its supporters for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society in the 21st century.
- History of environmentalism
- Environmental awareness days
- United Nations days
- International environmental organizations
- April observances
- Offers Mythinglinks.org: Earth Day www
Offers annotated links to sites that focus on the annual observance as well as related environmental issues. Mythinglinks.org: Earth Day.
- Editorial Man vs. Nature www
Editorial asserts that Earth Day is the time to challenge the environmentalist premise that man should be sacrificed in order to preserve nature. Man vs. Nature.
- A American Catholic: Earth Day www
A Catholic look at Earth Day with resources on environmental information, Catholic: Earth Day, stewardship of creation, and St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of ecology. American Catholic: Earth Day.
- Includes US Environmental Protection Agency: Earth Day www
Includes history of the celebration, Environmental Protection Agency: Earth Day, listing of EPA-sponsored events, and other resources. US Environmental Protection Agency: Earth Day.
- Small Earth Day www
Small site with the history of Earth Day and a poem. Earth Day.
- The Chemists Celebrate Earth Day www
The American Chemical Society provides activities that are designed to enhance public awareness of contributions made through chemistry in preserving the planet and the environment. Chemists Celebrate Earth Day.
- Offers Earth Day on Your Block www
Offers activities and projects to help help celebrate in their neighborhoods; lists ideas and resources. Earth Day on Your Block.
- Tells Earth Day www
Tells what Earth Day is and when it is celebrated. Earth Day.
- Features Earth Day Information Center www
Features a large collection of fact sheets and policy papers. Day Information Center. Provided by the National Center for Public Policy Research. Earth Day Information Center.
- Events, International Earth Day Site www
Events, Earth Day Site, history, proclamations. International Earth Day Site.
- Includes Earth Day Canada www
Includes list of year-round programs and links to sales sites. Earth Day Canada.
- Lists Earth Day Network www
Lists how to get involved, Day Network, news items, upcoming events, and their core issues. Earth Day Network.
- Teaching Lesson Plan - Earth Day www
Teaching plan for teachers of grades 2 - 3. Plan - Earth Day. Developed as a student project for Utah State University. Lesson Plan - Earth Day.
- Contains Planetpals Earth Day www
Contains the history of Earth Day, Earth Day, along with many education exercises for children. Planetpals Earth Day.
- UK Free Range Activism www
UK site providing information to help people tackle community, Range Activism, environmental and social issues. Free Range Activism.
- Fosters Web of Creation www
Fosters the movement for a just and sustainable world, Creation, from a religious perspective. Offers resources on ecology and religion, including the Green Congregation project and ways to incorporate eco-justice into church services. Web of Creation.
- Article Parents' Source: Earth Day, Every Day www
Article identifies ways parents can help their children develop an earth-friendly lifestyle. Parents' Source: Earth Day, Every Day.
- Includes Earth Day Coalition www
Includes list of events in Northern Ohio as well as related links. Earth Day Coalition.
- Coordinates Earth Day Network www
Coordinates worldwide observances and celebrations. Earth Day Network.
- Alexa: Earth Day Holidays
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Earth Day Holidays
- DMOZ: Earth Day Holidays
dmoz.org Directory: Earth Day Holidays