World Earth Day is April 22 of every year. April 22, 2022 will mark 52 years of Earth Day. Earth Day is recognized as the largest secular observance in the world, marked by more than a billion people every year as a day of action to change human behavior and provoke policy changes.
Theme for Earth Day 2022?
For Earth Day 2022, we need to act (boldly), innovate (broadly), and implement (equitably). It’s going to take all of us. All in. Businesses, governments, and citizens — everyone accounted for, and everyone accountable. A partnership for the planet.
History of Earth Day
Earth Day was a unified response to an environment in crisis — oil spills, smog, rivers so polluted they literally caught fire. On April 22, 1970, 20 million Americans — 10% of the U.S. population at the time — took to the streets, college campuses and hundreds of cities to protest environmental ignorance and demand a new way forward for our planet. The first Earth Day is credited with launching the modern environmental movement and is now recognized as the planet’s largest civic event.
What time is Earth Day?
Earth Day is observed on April 22 every year. There is no particular time in the day when it is observed. People often mistake it for Earth Hour which is observed towards the end of March. On Earth Hour, as a mark of commitment towards the planet, people switch off non-essential lights from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm.
Quotes for Earth Day
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” — Native American Proverb
“What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on? — Henry David Thoreau
“Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them.” — Bill Vaughan
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead
“Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, Nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge. Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favourable comparison with the products of Nature.” — Thomas Alva Edison
“”Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, Nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge.” — Thomas Alva Edison