Debunking Earth Day

Earth Day has transformed since its founding in 1970. Check out the resources below to learn more about the history of Earth Day, its commercialization, and how we can reclaim the holiday to take meaningful action.

Sustainability at Georgetown and Earth Month 2016 

The History of Earth Day 

Washington Post: “Why Earth Day’s Creator Might Not Celebrate Earth Day”

http://www.forbes.com/sites/trevornace/2016/04/12/earth-day-2016-historic-day-earths-future/

http://bgirlguide.com/?p=364

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/greenhouse/post/2010/04/at-40-has-earth-day-gone-

too-corporate/1#.VvoA7hIrKuU

https://www.epa.gov/earthday

https://www.google.com/maps/about/treks/#/grid

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