Earth Day is celebrated annually around the globe on April 22nd. With climate change now a major concern, we must learn how to handle our planet with care!
Earth Day is quite popular amongst Canadians with it being celebrated throughout schools, in communities and by many individuals. Although awareness about our environment is brought to our attention every April 22nd, there are many things we can do throughout the year to help handle our planet with care.
For Students & Teachers
Every Kilowatt Counts
Learn how to be more efficient with tools and tips to help you save energy in your home. You can also search for special programs in your own neighbourhood.
Make a Difference
The "You Have The Power Make a Difference" campaign is joining Canadians together in finding ways to conserve energy. Share your ideas today at this website.
Earth Hour has become an annual event where hundreds of millions of people around the world will turn off their lights for an hour to demand action on climate change.
History of The First Earth Day:
Responding to wide spread environmental degradation, United States Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin called for the first Earth Day to be held on April 22, 1970. Over 20 million people participated and it is now observed each year by more than 500 million people and national governments in 175 countries.