Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Earth Day

Love your mother

“I am constantly impressed with the progress that has been made since that first demonstration 25 years ago. Millions of Americans participated in 1970, and now millions more around the globe are showing their concern for the condition of our planet and demanding that their leaders make decisions that will protect the environment now and for future generations. There has been a sea change in the degree of environmentally educated people in our society. They, in the end, will make the difference.”
—Gaylord Nelson (1916-2005), Earth Day founder and former Wisconsin governor and U.S. senator, on receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1995
Editorial Comment: And that sea change is still rising.

Related: 45 Years of Earth Day: How Environmentalism Has Evolved,” NBC

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