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Earth Day: Annual event on April 22
Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EarthDay.org including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries.

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Justin Timberlake launches pipeline challenge on Earth Day [Video]

Justin Timberlake launches pipeline challenge on Earth Day

Justin Timberlake marked Earth Day on Thursday by spearheading a campaign against a potential oil pipeline, which will run through his native Memphis, Tennessee.

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World leaders, activists & pope make Earth Day appeals [Video]

World leaders, activists & pope make Earth Day appeals

The United States and other countries hiked their targets for slashing greenhouse gas emissions at a summit on Thursday, as climate activists and Pope Francis urged political leaders to act with..

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UN Climate Chief: We're not there yet [Video]

UN Climate Chief: We're not there yet

Patricia Espinosa, UN Climate Chief, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Biden’s Earth Day summit and whether the pledges made are enough.

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40 world leaders attend Biden's climate summit [Video]

40 world leaders attend Biden's climate summit

Today is Earth Day and world leaders are meeting to discuss how to tackle climate change. President Biden announced a new pledge to slash the country’s carbon emissions by up to 52% by the year 2030,..

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Chinese artist presents work to mark Earth Day [Video]

Chinese artist presents work to mark Earth Day

Chinese performance artist Kong Ning dressed in a gown made of red balloon lips on Thursday to draw attention to environmental causes on Earth Day

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Earth Day Friendly Finds | Morning Blend [Video]

Earth Day Friendly Finds | Morning Blend

Earth Day Friendly Finds with Limor Suss

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4 Green Resolutions to Begin on Earth Day [Video]

4 Green Resolutions to Begin on Earth Day

This April 22, celebrate Earth Day by taking steps towards living a more eco-friendly lifestyle

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Earth Day brings record cold for much of the East [Video]

Earth Day brings record cold for much of the East

Earth Day brings record cold for much of the East, but warmer temperatures are on the way. CNN Meteorologist Pedram Javaheri has the forecast.

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Earth Day Finds | Morning Blend [Video]

Earth Day Finds | Morning Blend

Earth Day Finds

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Justin Bieber and Maluma join Facebook's Earth Day musical [Video]

Justin Bieber and Maluma join Facebook's Earth Day musical

Singers Justin Bieber and Maluma are set to raise awareness about climate change as part of a new Facebook Watch musical for Earth Day on Thursday.

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There may have been 40 world leaders virtually present at President Joe Biden's Earth Day summit but this was unmistakably his show.
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On Earth Day, a social enterprise prepares to plant 7 million saplings during the pandemic

The initiative is inspired by this year's theme, 'Restore Our Earth'
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Google Doodle observes Earth Day one seed at a time: Urges people to find one small act to restore Earth

Google search engine on Thursday marked the annual Earth Day through a video doodle on its home page highlighting how everyone can plant the seed to a brighter future—one sapling at a time. The video..
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'Our survival depends on real climate action': Earth Day summit aims for more consensus on cutting emissions

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US President Joe Biden will aim to kick-start a crucial year of action on climate change today as he hosts 40 world leaders at an Earth Day summit.
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Time to tackle two crises at once, activist Thunberg says on Earth Day

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg joined calls for a combined effort to tackle coronavirus and the climate crisis, saying the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday was the time to choose a "new way..
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In dress of giant inflatable roses, Chinese artist marks Earth Day

Wearing a dress she made of eight giant plastic inflatable roses over a wire structure and a headpiece crowned by a globe, Chinese performance artist Kong Ning is using fashion to draw attention to..
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Coronavirus a chance to choose new path, says climate activist Greta Thunberg

Countries have a chance to choose a new path as societies begin to return to normal after lockdowns imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, activist Greta Thunberg told an Earth Day event on..
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Teen activist Thunberg joins Earth Day climate rallying calls

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg joined calls on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday for a combined effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis.
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On Earth Day, pope says nature will not forgive our trespasses

Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for protection of the environment on Wednesday's 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day, saying the coronavirus pandemic had shown that some challenges had to be..
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Tackle coronavirus and climate crisis together, says activist Greta Thunberg

People need to tackle both the coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis together, Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg told an Earth Day event on Wednesday.
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On Earth Day, calls grow to treat shock of coronavirus with 'green recovery'

As the world marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on Wednesday, calls were growing for governments to treat the shock of the coronavirus with "green recovery" packages to spur a shift to a..
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'Bigger threat of climate change...': Mamata's message on Earth Day amid pandemic

Describing the Covid-19 pandemic as the biggest threat in the history of human civilisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday cautioned the people that the bigger threat of..
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PM Modi on Earth Day: A shout out to all those working at forefront to defeat Covid-19

"On International Day of Mother Earth, we all express gratitude to our planet for the abundance of care & compassion," PM Modi wrote on Twitter. He said let us pledge to work towards a cleaner,..
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For Earth Day, U.N. chief urges 'green recovery' in response to coronavirus

U.N. chief Antonio Guterres urged governments to use their economic responses to the coronavirus pandemic to tackle the "even deeper emergency" of climate change, in a message for the 50th anniversary..
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New Zealand activist flies flag of environmental revolution with election run

The growing green concerns that will be in the spotlight on Earth Day next week are mirrored in a call for an "environmental revolution" by an 18-year-old New Zealand activist looking to take on Prime..
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Smart Commute Foundation aims to make Mumbai the bicycle capital of India by 2030

SCF has announced a 40-day commute challenge which started on World Earth Day (April 22) and ended on World Bicycle Day (June 3).
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