Another day to reflect and celebrate the past — then dream and prepare for a brighter future… Earth Day has been celebrated for 53 years and over that time, we have seen great wins for the environment — and sadly, plenty of disappointments… Today, this day, is the best time to start making a difference. But HOW? How can each of us make a difference?
Let’s highlight what others are doing to protect the environment (and thus people, plants, and animals too). There are some inspiring stories, great insights of “how-to” and hopefully some motivation to get underway yourself.
Like podcasts and listening while you work, walk, or drive?
Then iHeart Radio has a great collection of Earth Day podcasts (the first, with Bill Clinton, Matt Damon and Gary White (the latter runs water.org who provides clean drinking water and sanitary toilets for millions of people).
Want to deep dive into Climate Change Impact and other enviromental topics?
Harvard edX (in partnership with 2U) offers numerous courses to get you properly resourced and well positioned do do even more to protect our environment. We’re taking the The Health Effects of Climate Change course now (either FREE or receive more access, validated completion, and a certificate for a fee). Looking for something else? Here are dozens more courses to choose from…
There are countless ways — both BIG and small to make an impact and every single action helps. Please let us know what else you are doing or other good ideas you’ve seen.
Google has a global sustainability trends resource — check it out.
Working together — we CAN make a difference.
Happy Earth Day 2023!