Thursday, April 22, 2010
Even back in 1970, wind and solar power were being pushed as alternatives to petro-chemical fuels before the Arab Oil Embargo of 1973 or the Iranian Oil Crisis of 1979. Recycling was a novelty in 1970, the Boy Scouts picked up newspapers but that was about it. But like today there were resources, here are some I came across this morning.
Earth Day official website, where you can learn about the big rally this Sunday in Washington D.C. and see how far we have come both in saving and destroying the planet.
Earth Day as big business, an article from today's New York Times.
Earth Day Around the World Part I.
Teachable Earth Day moments from EducationWorld.com.
and one of two YouTube offerings for Earth Day 2010.
Insert hopeful inspiring phrase here.