International Earth Day

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Earth Day was founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, and it is celebrated on April 22 to maximize the awareness to protect the mother earth. According to the Earth Day Network (EDN), Since 1970, Earth Day celebrations have grown. In 1990, Earth Day went global, with 200 million people in over 140 nations were participating. Today, the Earth Day Network collaborates with more than 17,000 partners and organizations in 174 countries. More than 1 billion people are involved in Earth Day activities, making it “the largest secular civic event in the world.” The mother earth is suffering from pollution for centuries after the beginning of industrial revolution. It is a fact if we strike the nature, it will strike us back. And it is happening now in the form of climate change. According to the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2021, the failure to mitigate and adapt to climate change is “the most impactful” risk facing communities worldwide ahead of even weapons of mass destruction and water crises. As climate change transforms global ecosystems, it affects everything from the places we live to the water we drink to the air we breathe. And though climate change affects everyone in some way, it’s indisputable that its most negative impacts are borne disproportionately by certain groups: women, children, people of color, Indigenous communities, and the economically marginalized. Climate is a human rights issue. This is the moment to change it all the business climate, the political climate, and how we take action on climate. Now is the time for the unstoppable courage to preserve and protect our health, our families, and our livelihoods. 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.

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