to create awareness and appreciation for the Earth and its environment.
It’s now celebrated in almost 200 countries. Every year this day advances mindfulness about climate policy,
energy efficiency, renewable energy and green jobs,
involving people to make personal commitments to sustainability.
A pivotal opportunity for individuals, corporations and governments to join together
and create a global green economy – promoting green building,
organic agriculture and responsible environmental practices.
This year the core event for celebrating
the Earth Day takes place at the National Mall in Washington DC :
a massive climate rally with notable speakers and live music.
Earth Day will continue on Sunday 25th
in London, New York, Rome and in other major capital cities around the world.
There will be more than 40 open events, amongst concerts and panels.